When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don’t get to decide that you didn’t.
– Louis C.K.
I have food to eat that you do not know about.
You see that this man is crazy! Why bring him to me? Do I have a shortage of crazy men that I need to have this one acting crazy before me?
If you turn to doing good, will you not be restored to favor? But if you do not turn to doing good, sin is crouching at the door, and its craving is to dominate you; but will you get the mastery over it?
Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.
(via Sarah Mei)
“Can we do it?” is a lot more interesting to me than “we must do it because that’s what you’re supposed to do.”
-Jason Fried, Basecamp Founder & CEO
My question to you is, who’s putting your pants on?
—Sid, in Seinfeld, “The Alternate Side”
While there are many things Microsoft has done right and arguably functionally superior, creating software that makes people feel good when used is certainly not one of them.
—Pramit Nairi, via Daring Fireball
We see a future where if you don’t believe in what the company you work for does, the best workers will leave and go work for someone else. When you come together around a purpose, great things happen: employees stay longer, it’s much easier to recruit, they’re more profitable in the long term, and investors tend to be happier.
–Eugen Sakhnenko, Worker Bee Supply Co.
Apple is officially positioning AirPods as the beginning of the end of wired headphones. I would go much further. AirPods are the latest clue that the post-iPhone era is approaching. The writing is on the wall. A pair of AirPods (or even just one AirPod in an ear) and an Apple Watch with cellular connectively will eventually be able to handle many of the most popular tasks currently given to an iPhone.
— Neil Cybart of Above Avalon, via kottke.org