"Some people need a long weekend, or a vacation. What energizes me even more than a vacation, though, is a compliment. If someone I respect tells me “nice job,” I feel like I’ve spent a summer in the Alps." –@JessicaLexicusCan You Enjoy Work Too Much? – Member Feature Stories – Mediummedium.com
"wolfy group of guys"
"anger is not an agenda"
Software might be eating the world, but it's not necessarily tasting it
4563 days of being a very happy customer of #AmazonS3 😍😍😍
"Conventional wisdom holds that rural, white, less-than-affluent voters vote Republican, & yet in both 2008 and 2012, Barack Obama won every such county in northern New England save one, and most of those in Wisconsin, NE Iowa, & North NY." — @WoodardColinWelcome (Back) to the Divided States of America – Balkanized America – Mediummedium.com
"The principles of competition, even when they encourage talent and create upward mobility, don’t necessarily answer deeper questions about national identity, or satisfy the human desire to belong to a moral community." – @anneapplebaumPolarization in Poland: A Warning From Europe - The Atlantictheatlantic.com
Just had a terrible vision: an email inbox that also includes "emails liked by others in your network"
Then I realized: mailing list notifications are basically that
An Podcasts irl billboard sighting!
“It's Corp. Governance 101 — You’ve been invited to speak in front of a Senate hearing to protect our democracy, and your response is, ‘We’re too important to go’? The whole world is looking at them: ‘What the hell is wrong with you people? Who are you?’ ”Terms of Service Violationbloomberg.com
Looks like I'll be watching at least one more TGIF
"But Google's AI is doing it all wrong. It's trying to be "smart" – it's trying to be helpful – and most of the time Alexa isn't. It tries not to help. It STFUs. To the amazement of nobody except AI evangelists, and Google, people seem to prefer this."I've seen the future of consumer AI, and it doesn't have one • The Registertheregister.co.uk
"self-driving data center"
“It takes time to crush men who are pursuing legitimate trade. But one of Mr. Rockefeller’s most impressive characteristics is patience. He was like a general who views from a balloon the whole great field”
When Ms. Khan read that she thought: Jeff Bezos.Amazon’s Antitrust Antagonist Has a Breakthrough Idea - The New York Timesnytimes.com