And, on this important anniversary, we ask what hath the web wrought?
In the past two decades we’ve been given ecommerce and spam, we’ve torn down the music, news, and publishing industries, and we’ve LOLed at more CATS than we can count. We’ve seen empires rise and fall, the dissolution of the line between public and private, and the end of enforceable copyright. We’ve seen new modes of communication drive out unwanted regimes at home and abroad and we’ve heard the endless howl of a million voices calling out at once — TechCrunch.com on the Web’s 20th Anniversary
Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking. — Ayn Rand (via cerebralicious)
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You don’t change the way people think by changing what they say. Try rational argument, and if that fails, headless charred bodies flying through the air. — Alistair’s 25th Law (via cerebralicious)
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The power of many couldn’t be more evident in the world of pixels. While a single pixel means nothing more than its hex value, collectively they put forward something that conveys meaning, and in the right hands can be unnaturally beautiful. — BeautifulPixels.com
Everything a lie. Everything you hear, everything you see. So much to spew out. They just keep coming, one after another. You’re in a box. A moving box. They want you dead, or in their lie… There’s only one thing a man can do - find something that’s his, and make an island for himself. If I never meet you in this life, let me feel the lack; a glance from your eyes, and my life will be yours. — First Sgt. Edward Welsh - “The Thin Red Line” - 1998 - dir. Terrence Malick (via cinemanu)
Classy, long-lasting love.
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates