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People and Laws

"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."
- Plato (427-347 B.C.)

Enjoy Ourselves?

"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

Usually Right

"Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right."
- Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Definition of Happiness by JFK

"The full use of your powers along lines of excellence."
- definition of "happiness" by John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

One God Farther

"We are all atheists about most of the gods humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further."
- Richard Dawkins (1941-)

DVDs and Warnings

The Man keeps sticking it to us:

http://daringfireball.net/linked/2012/05/09/unskippable

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/05/dvds-and-blu-rays-will-now-carry-two-unskippable-government-warnings/

And they wonder why piracy keeps getting higher and higher. With piracy, you don't have to watch these stupid warnings. :P

Same God

"I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
- Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

Good Phil Mickelson Article

I haven't read it yet, but I'm going to - a good article on Phil Mickelson.

I didn't used to like the guy. His skill has always been undeniable. I thought he was a phony. I still do a little, but I've warmed to him over the years.

Infinite

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

What Counts

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

User Interface is Sometimes Life or Death

Sometimes UI is life or death:

As the airliner entered the worst of the weather, Bonin told the cabin crew to prepare for turbulence. Eight minutes later, everyone on board would be dead.

Writing Faster

"I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better."
- A. J. Liebling (1904-1963)

Religion and Delusion

"When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion."
- Robert Pirsig (1948-)

ImageOptim

Yay. It works really well, too.

Tyranny with Manners

"Political correctness is tyranny with manners."
- Charlton Heston (1924-2008)

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