Phillip Smith

"We Like Lists Because We Don't Want to Die" an interview with Umberto Eco

A thoroughly inspiring exchange with an author and thinker that I ought to read more of. His take on everything from culture, to education, to Google, is entirely refreshing. I think I'm ready to pack up my life and just read books.


Hi, I'm Phillip Smith, a veteran digital publishing consultant, online advocacy specialist, and strategic convener. If you enjoyed reading this, find me on Twitter and I'll keep you updated.


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The time is flying by in this JSK “Knight” fellowship at Stanford: I’m entering week six of the adventure and the details of how I will s...… Continue reading