51 posts and columns on communication
Today when Marc Andreessen talks about how software is eating the world, the companies he evokes are merely parroting the playbook of Skype, which did eat the phone companies and thus set the template for the notion that software is eating the world.
– Om Malik, writing on Skype’s 10th birthday
I believe it’s to do with advertising: people are presented as gods and goddesses, beautiful and perfect. We’re just not like that. So how do you communicate with others if they are expecting you to be perfect? You do it in secret.
– Terry Gilliam, in relation to his new film, “The Zero Theorem,” talking about why he thinks people use aliases online