Albert Einstein — 'We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them'

I think it's an argument for end-user programming rather than open-source (although they are related):

"Have you noticed how applications accrete feature after feature but never seem quite capable of doing everything we want? [...] These applications (“appliances” is a better word) come equipped with a fixed vocabulary of actions, speak no common language, and cannot be extended, composed, or combined with other applications except with enormous friction."

i imagine a world where light mode is optional. it is glorious

tweaked my luajit scripting sandbox for easy import and playback of .png folders

testing out with some vertical bars i drew with the marker

I refuse to accept I have to prove myself to anyone before I can live a sustainable life

"Have you ever asked yourself why the easiest way to move a file between two computers in the same room involves sending it to a server in another country?"

Saw a Hemingwrite in the wild today. It’s delightfully chunky/plasticky in a 1980’s way. Not my writing vibe in any way, but makes a great cyberdeck for anyone hacking the Gibson.

Anyone know anything about sourcing tablet/laptop sized e-ink displays?

Literally just scribing my presentation on 4x6" index cards because this is a vastly superior UX for creation and consumption than anything computers can offer me today.

2. Take it slow.

Being in a hurry is inversely proportional to the quality of life. As the old saying goes, "Walk slowly and you’ll go far." When we leave urgency behind, life and time take on new meaning.

I wish it were easy to build your own CPU from relatively raw materials

I have no idea how the English Compact keyboard is supposed to work

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