It’s amazing how creative the cuts and sharp the sacrifices become when you’re backed into a corner. It’s when you have to choose that you make the best choices. —
You can always do less - (37signals)
Reminds me of a quote from Woz I heard a while ago about how he was so lucky to grow up with so little and with so many limitations, mostly in terms of money. It made him make do with what he had.
I keep looking for meaning, but all I’ve found so far is that in order to be at peace with the present, we must be at peace with the past, because the present is a product of the past. Accept. Accept. Accept. — Paul Buchheit: Eight years today
We all know that the game is about looking busy, and keeping the money circulating, even within the organization. Meetings are called with no real business at hand, because “they’ll start to think we don’t do anything down here if we don’t have another meeting”. — Looking Busy and My Adventures in the Useless Future
Technology lets us do things faster and more efficiently; why would we use that newfound free time to do more and more of the same old thing? I’m not just talking about smarter consumption of content like Johnson is– I’m also saying, fuck consumption. — Happiness Takes (A Little) Magic
I try to remember all the products I’ve talked about that I won’t even bother to cover—and that nobody’s going to buy. — Fever Dream of a Guilt-Ridden Gadget Reporter
E-mails from an Asshole: The Great Commanche Quest
Please explain evil. Show your work. — Answers and Questions
(via xkcd: Computer Problems)
Patagonia – The Cleanest Line: Don't Buy This Jacket, Black Friday and the New York Times -
We need more of this.
This is what is so facinating about science and the real world - it doesn’t matter what people think, or what theories they come up with, or what rationalizations they make to defend wrong theories - everything in the real world keeps on working by its own rules. Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. If you want to make real impact, rather than trying to impose your beliefs on the world, you need to be always searching for the world’s true nature. — qwoltrfa comments on Science