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TEDtalk: David Byrne: How Architecture Helped Music Evolve [VIDEO]

As his career grew, David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. He asks: Does the venue make the music? From outdoor drumming to Wagnerian operas to arena rock, he explores how context has pushed musical innovation.

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Inspiration – A pretty sweet website

“Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. If you look at it to admire it, you are lost”

Don’t make something unless it is both necessary and useful; but if it is both necessary and useful, don’t hesitate to make it beautiful.

— Shaker design philosophy

Googol

Words of wisdom are spoken by children at least as often as by scientists.

The name ‘googol’ was invented by a child who was asked to think up a name for a very big number, namely, 1 with a hundred zeros after it.

There’s a bunch more here for your inspiration.