Tags: quote



Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

I think a life or a time looks simple when you leave out the details, the way a planet looks smooth from orbit.

— Ursula K. Le Guin, Solitude

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Replying to

Now, if you’re one of those people, then, yea, I guess I was judging you too.

— also literally what you said.

Replying to

Yes, I am judgy about people willfully endangering others.

— literally what you said.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

When the daily parade of the troubles you made gets you down, just consider the fate of the wide open space from town to town.

— Microdisney

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

The idea that only Designers should Design strikes me as a kind of protective gatekeeping, not unlike the idea that only Priests know the word of God, and it should be spoken in Latin.


Monday, May 16th, 2022

… blogging is great isn’t it? You don’t have to write every week or every day. Just write when you have something you want to write about, and up it pops in RSS feed readers, or posted to Twitter, or whatever. Lovely.

— Phil Gyford

Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Replying to

By theorizing well in advance of data, science fiction provides a framework for developing and testing ethical standards for the treatment of AI.

— Amanda Rees


Sunday, April 24th, 2022

It’s a great time to be learning and investing in the primitives of the web platform over transitory framework abstractions.

— Jim Nielsen

Saturday, February 19th, 2022

Spotify is trying to do to podcasting what Facebook did to “having your own website”.

— John Gruber

Friday, February 11th, 2022

Be conservative in what you send, be liberal in what you accept.

— Jon Postel, 1943 – 1998

Be tolerant with others and strict with yourself.

— Marcus Aurelius, 121 – 180

Sunday, January 30th, 2022

My heart besieged by anger, my mind a gap of danger.

— Séamus Heaney, The Road To Derry

Wednesday, December 29th, 2021

Given how fast framework complexity has escalated in the past couple of years, it feels like we’re at the point where not using a framework for web dev could be a strategic advantage for a new startup or company

— Baldur Bjarnason

Wednesday, November 24th, 2021

When JavaScript is the first tool we reach for to solve every problem, we risk restricting access rather than expanding it.

— Jeremy Wagner, Responsible JavaScript

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

Put into strict UX terms, some things cannot be designed in a human-centric and empathetic way. And those things should not be built.

— Eva PenzeyMoog, Design For Safety

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

The idea that it’s alright to do whatever unethical thing is currently the industry norm is widespread in tech, and dangerous.

— Eva PenzeyMoog, Design For Safety

Saturday, August 28th, 2021

The world cannot be understood without numbers. And it cannot be understood with numbers alone.

— Hans Rosling, Factfulness

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

Should I press “play” on the toaster?

— A thing I said, just now.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

It’s the damnedest thing: The dead abandon you; then, with the passage of time, you abandon the dead.

— Jennifer Senior

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

One of the biggest paradoxes of doing consisently good work is that it starts to make you think that good work is what makes you a good person.

— @DesigningInward, blowing my mind at #UXfest.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

When you measure include the measurer.