Reminds me of a few meetings/conversations I recently had 🙃 More quotes by Naval in this post: Navalism.
Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp, in an interview, answering a question on how his workspace is set up: I’m a one-computer guy—a 12″ MacBook, so I can work from anywhere. Years ago I used multiple monitors and had multiple computers. Then I jettisoned multiple computers but kept the multiple monitor setup. And a few years […]
Now this sounds familiar: “L’esprit de l’escalier” is a French term used in English for the predicament of thinking of the perfect reply too late. According to Wikipedia: During a dinner at the home of statesman Jacques Necker, a remark was made to Denis Diderot which left him speechless at the time, because, he explains, […]
Great quote – orignally by Sylvain Galineau (yet now removed) – as heard at the excellent Fronteers Conference: The web platform has always had two solutions to every problem: the deprecated one you shouldn’t use and the one that’s not yet ready. 🙂
Having gone through quite a lot of changes on a personal level during the past two years, this quote by Jen Sutherland-Miller – taken from her blogpost F*ck Work-Life Balance – struck me as it’s exactly what I’ve been doing the last year: I gave myself permission to say, “Yes,” to the things that inspire […]
The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted.
The original iPhone used what was basically an off-the-shelf Samsung DVD player’s processor. It was such an underpowered piece of junk, it’s a miracle the iPhone ever worked. But thanks to some heroic effort in software, it was good enough. And it laid the groundwork for one of the most successful product families of all […]
"Your password must contain at least 8 letters, a capital, a plot, a protagonist with good character development, a twist & a happy ending." — Thomas J Carr (@OpenWithMit) October 13, 2014
Ship and iterate. The companies that are the fastest at this process will win. — from “How Google Works”