Thursday, January 15, 2004

sound bytes

DocBug - "The Net is a great well of knowledge. Unfortunately, like all wells, it also makes a great echo chamber."

Jakob Nielsen (via): "human time is our most precious resource. Stop strip-mining it."

Definition of epistemologically challenged - a constitutional inability to adopt a reasonable way to tell the good stuff from the bad stuff.

Paul Graham, not entirely sure that it fits but...:
As far as I can tell, the concept of the hormone-crazed teenager is coeval with suburbia. I don't think this is a coincidence. I think teenagers are driven crazy by the life they're made to lead. Teenage apprentices in the Renaissance were working dogs. Teenagers now are neurotic lapdogs. Their craziness is the craziness of the idle everywhere.

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