“You mustn’t ever touch this bowtie. You mustn’t ever remove this bowtie that I wear underneath my chin, the bowtie that rests against the softness of my warm throat. If that bowtie were to come off — oh, children, how sorry you would be then. How sorry, and how pitiful, and how remorseful, and how useless would be your remorse.”
– Merry Christmas From Chris Kimball
“THERE was once a velveteen rabbit, and in the beginning he was really splendid. Later he was different, but this was the beginning.”
– The Velveteen Rabbit
"Hi. We wrote something and then deliberately pooped on it. You can kind of see what it was before the poop got put on it. Sure, if you take a survey, we’ll wipe the poop off and show it to you. If you don’t feel like taking a survey, just dismiss the popup window, read the two poopless sentences, then treat yourself to half a dozen ads. You’re welcome.”
Standards for developing flexible, durable, and sustainable HTML and CSS.
Small accomplishments that represent far more underlying work than you can see.
“In other words: Bitcoin represents more of the same short-sighted hypercapitalism that got us into this mess, minus the accountability. No wonder that many of the same culprits are diving eagerly into the mining pool.”
– Alex Payne — Bitcoin, Magical Thinking, and Political Ideology
“It’s harder to be civil on the Internet than in real life, and we encounter far more trolls and blithering idiots there. And that’s exactly why we should be civil and constructive. If we can be civil here, we can be civil anywhere. If we can handle someone arguing about our semicolons on Reddit, we can handle someone making a constructive suggestion about software architecture in the office.”
– Raganwald is civil so we are civil
“You haven’t even gotten to the Internet. By the time you were telling about the Internet, they’d be showing you the door. It’s just too much science fiction.”
– Paris Review - The Art of Fiction No. 211, William Gibson