Friday, June 13, 2008

JK Rowling at Harvard on Failure, Imagination

Harry Potter's "mother" spoke at Harvard's commencement (yes, that Harvard).

Rowling was a broke Single Mom at one point, and credits "failure" as a stepping stone (along with "imagination," the ability to imagine the lives of others) to her success.

Watch video of the address here. We all say we learn by our mistakes, but some of us refuse to look at them eye-to-eye. She didn't back off.

Video is downloadable if you'd like to save a copy.

New look for MySpace - free preview

MySpace is cleaning up and may be able to go out without looking like a tramp (note that ads are part of the tune-up). On AdRANTs.