A dog, ready to play

Playful Play: How to Learn More at Work

Somehow, the animals are always first to know

Clark Boyd
9 min readSep 26, 2022

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In the dusty old days of the 3rd century BC, at Ptolemy’s university in Alexandria, Euclid is teaching a class.

The great Greek geometrist is working through his Elements with a group of impatient beginners. Euclid teaches the very first proposition in the lengthy list that stretches to 13 books…

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Clark Boyd

Tech/business writer, CEO (Novela), lecturer (Columbia), and data analyst. >500k views on Medium. I used to be with it, but then they changed what ‘it’ was.