irresponsibility of industrial-era business is deeply unsustainable.
That irresponsibility must become radical responsibility.
Clive Thompson in the IHT (via @pgillin): This is the paradox of ambient awareness. Each little update — each
individual bit of social information — is insignificant on its own,
even supremely mundane. But taken together, over time, the little
snippets coalesce into a surprisingly sophisticated portrait of your
friends' and family members' lives, like thousands of dots making a
pointillist painting. This was never before possible, because in the
real world, no friend would bother to call you up and detail the
sandwiches she was eating.
"It really, truly was a work of art."
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen on Radiohead’s In Rainbows, at the very end of this podcast.
A physics teacher from Iraq in an NYT article on MIT professor Walter H. G. Lewin: "You are now
my Scientific Father. In spite of the bad occupation and war against my
lovely IRAQ, you made me love USA because you are there and MIT is