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Sherry Turkle
“Transparency once meant being able to "open the hood" to see how things worked. Now, with the Macintosh meaning of transparency dominant in the computer culture, it means quite the opposite: being able to use a program without knowing how it works.”
Sherry Turkle, Simulation and Its Discontents

“In general, classificatory work practices involve politics, kinds of both prototypical and Aristotelian classifications, and deletion of the practices in the production of' the final formal record.”
Geoffrey C. Bowker, Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences

Sherry Turkle
“In debugging, errors are seen not as false but as fixable. This is a state of mind that makes it easy to learn from .6 Multiple passes also brought a new feel for the complexity of design decisions.”
Sherry Turkle, Simulation and Its Discontents

Herodotus
“He advises them that tough lands produce tough peoples, so, if they wish to retain the empire he has enabled them so spectacularly to gain, they must not even think about removing themselves to some softer, enervating environment.”
Herodotus, The Histories

Sophocles
“But when a god             strikes harm, a worse man often foils his better.”
Sophocles, Sophocles II: Ajax, The Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, The Trackers

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