The final question addressed to Tom [of Google] was “what would you recommend to publishers?” To which he responded “hire some of the best engineers out of MIT and Carnage Melon. Otherwise you’ll always be technology’s bitch.”
There goes Google, confirming what I’ve been saying: Techies need to lead publishing in the 21st Century.

July 1, 2010

debbiestier: Technicolor

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Fuck Your Money

July 1, 2010

Money Is Not Real

Civilizations which become obsessed by sustaining unsustainable debt-loads have forgotten the basic nature of money. Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring abstract value. Unhealthy societies often become mesmerized by money and treat it as if it were something concrete. The effect is to destroy the currency’s practical value.