1. Early BART Film

    (Source: youtube.com)

  2. In a world that has never felt so interconnected, the specter of disorder, destabilization, and brutalism, is, once again, upon us.

    — Taking a News-Out - The New Yorker

  3. The oldest, shortest words— “yes” and “no”— are those which require the most thought.

    — Quote by Pythagoras: “The oldest, shortest words— “yes” and “no”— are…”

  4. Syntax is not intelligence.

    — Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals - Subtitles (en)

  5. The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.

    — 

    Warren Buffett

    (via stoweboyd)

  6. If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day.

    — Jim Valvano quotes

  7. The key is to acknowledge from the start that you have no idea how this will grow. When you accept that you don’t know everything, you begin to design the system defensively.

    — Patterns For Large-Scale JavaScript Application Architecture

  8. The secret to building large apps is never build large apps. Break your applications into small pieces. Then, assemble those testable, bite-sized pieces into your big application

    — Patterns For Large-Scale JavaScript Application Architecture

  9. THE MOST COMMON REACTION YOU GET IS THAT YOU SEE SOMEONE SMILE.

    — MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete | Design | WIRED

  10. MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete (via A Redesigned Parking Sign So Simple That You’ll Never Get Towed | Design | WIRED)

    MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete (via A Redesigned Parking Sign So Simple That You’ll Never Get Towed | Design | WIRED)

  11. Complexity and enormous investment of time are my daily companions, seven days a week.

    — Confessions of an ex-developer - Matt Gemmell

  12. I’m a tinkerer now. I don’t launch Xcode, I don’t keep a record of the app ideas I have, and I don’t write code – except that, of course, I still sort of do.

    — Confessions of an ex-developer - Matt Gemmell

  13. Altering your database schema to accommodate gay marriage can be easy or difficult depending on how smart you were when you originally set up your system to accommodate heterosexuality only. Let’s begin.

    Note: By popular demand, this problem is now known as “Y2gay”.

    — Gay marriage: the database engineering perspective @ Things Of Interest

  14. Shaun Inman (@shauninman)

    HIG: If you were to leave one piece of advice on this planet for young, aspiring designers, what would that be?
    Shaun: You will hate everything you make. Growth comes from understanding what you hate about it, from not making the same mistakes again & again.

  15. There are only two hard things in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things.
    — Phil Karlton

    — A Workhorse with No Name — Medium