68 Bits of Unsolicited Advice.

We could all use a little wisdom now and then, so 68 pieces feels like we’re being spoiled. In honour of his 68th birthday, Kevin Kelly brings us 68 morsels of wisdom that he’s picked up over the years.

It’s positively brimming with things I wish I’d know 20 years ago like:

Learn how to learn from those you disagree with, or even offend you. See if you can find the truth in what they believe.


Everyone is shy. Other people are waiting for you to introduce yourself to them, they are waiting for you to send them an email, they are waiting for you to ask them on a date. Go ahead.

And of course, the truly indispensable:

Don’t trust all-purpose glue.