"It's so “sustainable” that citizens are chained to their city blocks; able to access the rest of the city through mass transit, but in effect have been relieved of the need to do so by the ruthless efficiency of their cookie-cutter “neighborhoods.”"Magnasanti: The Largest and Most Terrifying SimCity | Rumors on the Internetsrumorsontheinternets.org
"He's an innovation guy"
"our art team moves in for three or four weeks to build content"
"Make our planet great again"
"Powerful buildings are put on top of a hill, and a lot of religions discuss divinity, or people of high power, being in high physical positions. It seemed like the reason elevation can lead to people taking more risks is they usually feel more powerful."Study: People Take More Risks at Lofty Building Heights - CityLabcitylab.com
"Early NoSQL systems, such as Google Bigtable, adopted minimal designs focused on scalability and performance. Features from relational databases were aggressively shed, supposition they were unnecessary or even harmful.
Those suppositions were wrong."Transaction Manifesto — FoundationDB 5.1apple.github.io
"Now an entire generation is not just being served: It’s having to work out what it means when you buy someone to do it for you."The Shut-In Economy – Matter – Mediummedium.com