Quotes #6

Build and Analyze #60, 29:15

Why is it that computing products seem to exempt people from personal responsibility like that?

Considering that it’s 2012, Marco sure is right about that.
While this statement was made in a discussion about the whole iPhone mute switch affair a few weeks ago1, it is valid in many more contexts. In a way, it’s the essence of Dear Kongress, It’s no longer OK to not know how the Internet works.
Technology is an important factor in most people’s lives now. You don’t have to include it in your life, but you have to bear the consequences and can’t make your decision other people’s problem. Whether you sit in congress or in a concert hall2.

  1. Some guy’s iPhone’s alarm interrupted a philharmonic performance.
  2. How’s that for a portentous ending?