Standing on the shoulders
’There have been only three original ideas in the history of mankind: Prometheus’ hand-struck fire, the Wright brothers’ heavier-than-air flight and Jonas Salk’s live vaccine.’ – J.P.Leake, Jr
’Steal with both hands.’ – David Goines
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CV quotes are as I recall them.
Karen Judd is a skilled editor and teacher of editing with whom I worked in the early days of Bookbuilders West as we were inventing publishing education.
John Zussman is a visionary with whom I worked on a long series of software development projects, winning awards for our manuals four years in a row. His writing now appears in As It Ought to Be.
Susan Catalano is the marketing world's Renaissance Man, expert in everything, even ice hockey; we have worked together over many years across a series of innovative companies. She keeps trying to teach me what 'branding' means.
Donna Kelley and I met as pioneers of computer typesetting; now she's pushing the publishing envelope to include new concepts in online and distributed education – we each consider the other the perfect person to call in a pinch.
Misha Markov, a Russian artist living in SF, worked with me to mount an exhibit of paintings recording the modern Soviet Jewish experience.
Photos mostly by my colleague Vince Blaskovich.
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