Video game violence is not a new problem. Who can forget in the wake of Sim City how children everywhere took up urban planning? It was all ‘Tune in, turn on, and zone for residential use, man!!!’STEPHEN COLBERT, remarking on gun nuts trying to shift blame for gun violence to video games (via inothernews)
[Wealth] makes people more of whatever they already were. If you’re an asshole, getting more money will probably make you more of an asshole. However, if you have purpose and meaning in your life that goes beyond chasing the golden carrot, money can give you the freedom to focus on the things that truly matter to you.Paul Buchheit (Gmail, FriendFeed) | Does becoming rich = happiness?
[Tim Berners-Lee] told me about his proposed system called the ‘World Wide Web.’ And I thought, well, that’s got a pretentious name.Ian Ritchie: The day I turned down Tim Berners-Lee (video) via kk.org