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Jul 23

Men have become the tools of their tools.

-- Henry David Thoreau

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Jul 22

... in an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.

-- Herbert Simon in "Computers, Communications and the Public Interest," 1971

 
 
 
 

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Jul 21

I prefer design by experts - by people who know what they are doing

-- Don Norman, 2005

 
 

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