Author: Jakob Ryce

Writer, poet, wayfarer of a digital age. I write stories, essays and articles. https://medium.com/@jakobryce | @JakobRyce
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What It Means to Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

Something my late father taught me that I’ve never forgotten was to surround myself with people who I respected, and people who inspired me. “Stand on the shoulders of giants,” he told me. And while I didn’t really begin to live by this code for some years, it resonated with me and I never forgot his advice. But what does it really mean to stand on the shoulders of giants?