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Brian Christian
“Seemingly innocuous language like 'Oh, I'm flexible' or 'What do you want to do tonight?' has a dark computational underbelly that should make you think twice. It has the veneer of kindness about it, but it does two deeply alarming things. First, it passes the cognitive buck: 'Here's a problem, you handle it.' Second, by not stating your preferences, it invites the others to simulate or imagine them. And as we have seen, the simulation of the minds of others is one of the biggest computational challenges a mind (or machine) can ever face.”
Brian Christian, Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Marshall McLuhan
“All media work us over completely.”
Marshall McLuhan, The Medium is the Massage

Vera Nazarian
“It's easier for a rich man to ride that camel through the eye of a needle directly into the Kingdom of Heaven, than for some of us to give up our cell phone.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“If you're not constantly testing, you're going to be tested constantly.”
Henry Joseph-Grant

Rick Riordan
“But that tech also led to nuclear power, cancer treatments and long-range space exploration, right? Tech can be good and bad.”
Rick Riordan, Daughter of the Deep

Dan Lyons
“Young guys moving west after college no longer hope to become the next Steve Jobs, they want to become the next Mark Andreassen. The Valley has become a Casino where the VCS and Angel Investprs blindly bumping money into every slot machine hoping to hit the Jackpot. The difference is that the bunter who gets lucky on a slot machine doesn’t walk away convinced he is a Genius.
Instead of writing about tech, the industry‘s bloggers now write about venture deals and who raised how much at what valuation. The Valley has become obsessed with money, and there is a lot of it around.”
Dan Lyons, Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

Olawale Daniel
“One of the easiest ways to get noticed or hired as a junior developer in the tech industry is by documenting everything you are learning. Build great projects, but don't forget to document your journey along the way.”
Olawale Daniel

Arian Adeli Koodehi
“The metaverse can bring many life changing applications into our daily lives that will benefit us. However, our digital lives becoming more important than our physical lives is not the sort of life any of us should want to lead.”
Arian Adeli Koodehi

“Don't shoot your shot, without testing your aim”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“Storytelling doesn't mean you go into other peoples world. It means you bring them into yours”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“A startup founder is like a conductor of an orchestra, initially playing every instrument.

Whilst playing the instruments also finding talented people to take over each instrument and raise $ to buy better instruments.

All whilst ensuring the crowd doesn't leave and grows!”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“Gatekeepers can only "gatekeep" so much of the world, but it's a big world out there.
Don't let anyone stop you”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“The most important components of leading other people are trust and communication”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“In startups, if your flywheels aren't turning, you aint earning.”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“It's impossible to leave positive footprints behind when you're gone, if you always walked on worried tiptoes before you left.”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“A founder isn't blinded by the conventional wisdom of the present, they've recognised the patterns of the past and see the clues to the future, now”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“In the end, the route of the journey does not matter.

So long as you have the will to arrive, you have enough for everything and will arrive when you're supposed to.

Learn and enjoy your journey.”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“There's two types of founders


They're happy to profit from destruction, removal of freedoms, tightening of controls + use exploitation.


They're determined to empower, increase independence, decentralise controls + won't exploit.

There is no in-between.”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“Markets that don’t exist don’t care how smart you are.”
Marc Andreessen

“The technology advancements during this stage, and over the next few years, will have a much greater positive impact on society than what the advancements in the past have produced.”
Siddhartha Paul Tiwari

“People coded while they shat and needed to be provided toothbrushes at work. They had my attention.”
Antonio García Martínez, Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley

“Don't just think "mobile first". Think "search first", and invest in instrumenting search metrics on your website and within your product to see what users are looking for and what they are not able to find.”
Alistair Croll, Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster

“What is polarity? The measurement of gravity What is purity? The measurement of light
Finite = NotFalse/IsTrue % Infinite; Rectangular = Triangle/Square % Circular; Ratio = Pyquad % Sequence;
ASCII = Hexagonals % Decimals;
Prismatics = Polarity % Purity;
Music = Octave % LikeHymn;
e.g. It's IF
Only The Penitent Man Shall Pass
" - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”
Jonathan R. Mckinney
tags: tech

Eddie Robson
“We’re all busy, all the time.' He’s raising his voice. 'People think it’s all [A.I.'d] now and I sit in my workspace all day reading books and jerking off but it all just makes more work. Everything that was meant to lighten the load makes more work, it just makes more shit for you to deal with.”
Eddie Robson, Drunk on All Your Strange New Words

“Totalitarianism is the belief that human intellect can be the guiding principle in life and society. It aims to create a utopian, artificial society led by technocrats or experts who, based on their technical knowledge, will ensure that the machine of society runs flawlessly. In this view, the individual is completely subordinated to being a cog in the machine of society.”
Mattias Desmet, The Psychology of Totalitarianism

Anna Wiener
“Certain unflattering truths: I had felt unassailable behind the walls of power. Society was shifting, and I felt safer inside the empire, inside the machine. It was preferable to be on the side that did the watching than on the side being watched.”
Anna Wiener, Uncanny Valley: A Memoir

“We are all vessels of profound possibilities.

When we learn to accept we're not the creator, but simply a conduit of knowledge...

Then we can create.”
Henry Joseph-Grant

“The only way to level up in life is to upgrade your tech knowledge!”
Arif Naseem

“We're losing money for every unit but we'll make it up by volume.”

Loren Weisman
“We appear to be in an up swing trend of artificial intelligence creating artificial experts.”
loren weisman

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