"Despite the claims of police that the Roadsworth images are a threat to public safety, Gibson argues that what they actually threaten is the corporate monopoly on public space."
"Evolution never had any sense of how a species might evolve next — so it did not anticipate how pain might disrupt our future high-level abilities. We came to evolve a design that protects our bodies but ruins our minds."
"What most people don't know is that there's another man whose products are at the heart of Ive's design philosophy, an influence that permeates every single product at Apple..."
"You need to have a steely glare. I tried conducting at a Radiohead string session, and instead of telling people when to come in, I was just vaguely suggesting that if they’d like to begin at some point, that would be great."
"An update on the provenance of a quote supposedly from Sinclair Lewis."
"That’s right, T-Post is a magazine in the form of a t-shirt."
"Poetry provides a moral life the way that standing on a pillar in the desert provides salvation — fine if you have a pillar, and a desert, and a terrific sense of balance; and if not, not."