“If you are truly convinced that there is some solution to all human problems, that one can conceive an ideal society which men can reach if only they do what is necessary to attain it, then you and your followers must believe that no price can be too high to pay in order to open the gates of such a paradise.”
“I wish that real estate were cheaper and clothes were more expensive.” “Designers now, they all have these things called mood boards. I suppose they think a sense of discovery equals invention.” “If you walked around New York you would think there was a terrible mirror famine.” (via Kottke)
A politician's TV interview performance is to political ability as a task on 'The Apprentice' is to real business.
This kind of petty, shallow, point-scoring interviewing of politicians reminds me why I don't listen to Today, watch Newsnight, etc.
Philomena Cunk has now finished facilitating Ed Miliband's Q&A.
"Mr Miliband, this is more of a comment than a question."
@benbrown I want Vietnamese now. And sunshine.
Watching @benbrown walk down a street in Austin reminded me of the wonder of chatting to people over telnet in 1995. A real person! Live!
@ianbetteridge That's exactly the reason some friends have given over the years for not using Twitter. And yet Twitter struggles on.
@iamdanw Teresa May: "Now fry like bacon, you little freshman piggies. Fry!" Cable: "That's what I love about these first-term MPs, man…"
User testing vs Gogglebox
@KateMorant Thanks Kate - nice to know it's still useful / interesting / enjoyable!