Monday, November 11, 2019

You flip a bunch of microscopic switches really fast and culture pours out

--- Paul Ford (@ftrain), in Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry, Wired cover story, Jun 2019

In context

I still love software. . . . [but] I rarely get to build software anymore. I would like to. Something about the interior life of a computer remains infinitely interesting to me; it’s not romantic, but it is a romance. You flip a bunch of microscopic switches really fast and culture pours out.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

You will never displace a feeling with a fact

--- Andrew McAfee, in conversation with Russ Roberts on the EconTalk podcast, Andrew McAfee on More from Less, Oct 14 2019, at about 1:31:25