Reading and experience train your model of the world. And even if you forget the experience or what you read, its effect on your model of the world persists. Your mind is like a compiled program you’ve lost the source of. It works, but you don’t know why.
How You Know by Paul Graham.
The destruction of property is a red herring, used to divert attention from the fact that it is the goals, not the methods, of the protests that the media and the state object to.
Black Riot, from 2013 but topical again.
Overcrowded prisons, rapid gentrification, industrial disasters, and predatory banking practices aren’t bugs, they’re features of our current historical moment.
What Would a Better Technological Society Look Like?
In a world where notifications are full experiences in and of themselves, the screen of app icons makes less and less sense. Apps as destinations makes less and less sense.
The End of Apps as We Know Them.
If you eat something that tastes awful, you assume the food’s bad. But when you use a product that you can’t use, you don’t assume it’s the product you assume it’s you.
Jonathan Ive – Vanity Fair conversation with Graydon Carter.