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Advice from Patton Oswalt's commencement speech given at the high school he graduated from. (kottke.org)
"Reputation, Posterity and Cool are traps. They'll drain the life from your life. Reputation, Posterity and Cool = Fear. AND There Is No Them." "Amen, brother. Although, think about all of the great art we'd be missing out on if 18yo actually took it."
kottke  schools  schooling  reputation  posterity  life  happiness  meaning  art  commencementspeeches  commencementaddresses 
july 2008 by robertogreco
Wired News: Delete Your Bad Web Rep
"A new startup, ReputationDefender, will act on your behalf by contacting data hosting services and requesting the removal of any materials that threaten your good social standing."
culture  photo  life  reputation  socialnetworks  society  online  internet  web  work 
november 2006 by robertogreco

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