The Quotes

“Surveillance of power is one of the most important ways to ensure that power does not abuse its status. But, of course, power does not like to be watched.”
“There is thus little or no ability for an internet user to know when they are being covertly propagandized by their government, which is precisely what makes it so appealing to intelligence agencies, so powerful, and so dangerous.”
“Smart watches are a perfect example of a forced evolution of technology.”
“My analog watches are my reminder that utility exists apart from an internet connection and usefulness doesn’t require the latest software.”
“A web where quality makes money and great design is rewarded? That’s something worth paying attention to.”
“However, with the recent release of the Playboy® + Hello Kitty® Leica C camera, I feel that there is nothing I can write about the company which shows less respect than what they are doing themselves. ”
“If it was normal for people to use their iPads for creative tasks, there would not be newspaper articles about people using their iPads for creative tasks.”
“The more useful for work these devices become, the further they get from being really good tablets, which means it might take awhile before that perfect all-in-one device arrives.”
“As an entrepreneur making decisions for your company, always go back to your first principles of what’s important to you and why you started in the first place.”
“You can’t please everybody, Microsoft. So stop trying.”
“Emphasizing and rewarding length over quality results in worse writing and more reader abandonment.”
“Google won’t break into your home. You’ll invite them in.”
“Software ate the camera, but freed the photograph.”
“You’re fucking swimming in everyone else’s moments, likes, and tweets and during these moments of consumption you are coming to believe that their brief interestingness to others makes it somehow relevant to you and worth your time.”
“One way of looking at Google Glass: now the surveillance state can see through your eyes. Even when you blink.”
“We no longer know whom to trust. This is the greatest damage the NSA has done to the Internet, and will be the hardest to fix.”
“The iPhone can be any of those things and more, so why do we look at someone face down in their phone differently than someone immersed in a book?”
“I’ve been saying for years that page view-based advertising is a corrupting force.”
“Consider this, about having perspective on criticism: If you enjoyed making a thing, and you’re proud of the thing you made, that’s enough.”
“Borrowing from “the best camera is the one you have with you”, we wanted to make sure that the best device for reading Rands in Repose was the one you had with you.”