In the end, it’s hard to say what this book is about.
- The joy of quiet di Pico Iyer sul New York Times
Nothing makes me feel better — calmer, clearer and happier — than being in one place, absorbed in a book, a conversation, a piece of music. It’s actually something deeper than mere happiness: it’s joy, which the monk David Steindl-Rast describes as “that kind of happiness that doesn’t depend on what happens.”
- Riot: Self-Organized, Hyper-Networked Revolts—Coming to a City Near You di Bill Wasik per Wired
Let’s start with the fundamental paradox: Our personal technology in the 21st century—our laptops and smartphones, our browsers and apps—does everything it can to keep us out of crowds.
- Some of my favorite Mac apps in 2011 di Brett Terpstra, responsabile del fatto che io abbia scritto questo post in Markdown
I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite apps from 2011. I wrote a TextMate command to link all of these (60 links in four minutes!).
«That was excellent. We should do that once a week!»