Fascinating — Konrad Lorenz compares cultural revolution with exoskeleton-clad Arthropods shedding their shells:
The act of demolishing carefully erected structures, though indispensable if better adapted ones are to arise, is always followed by a period of vulnerability.
#reading On Aggression
The more interwoven the relationship between the appearance and the manufacturing process is, the more honest the material.
Too right. I love the way @kevingoldman advocates the use of movement, state and microcopy for emotive design on the web.
pcntl_wait($status); //Protect against Zombie children
Every now and again the otherwise banal PHP docs make me laugh.
AOL converted him into an AOL-BOT to be used in chat-rooms. 
I’m trying to grow up but it’s hard past a certain age
Ha, love it Aral Balkan :)
The jwentomologist reaction to a programme about bionics:
“They could use that to build a pantomime horse”
“The spirit of the law, not the letter of the law, should be your guide” About Face 2.0
School grades are a measure of how socially acceptable your level of remembering–ability was when you did the exams, relative to everyone else.
Therefore, their meaning and value deteriorate over time. The value and meaning of things you create and add to the world generally increase with time (become more well-known, better used, refined, etc.)
Just pushed a load of #taproot changes to auto-tagging which should make structured, tag–based querying of notes way easier.
This note should be tagged with
location as it contains all of that data.
Some Test Quote with a mention in