352 posts and columns on Wired
Moore’s Law means that more and more things can be done practically for free, if only it weren’t for those people who want to be paid. People are the flies in Moore’s Law’s ointment. When machines get incredibly cheap to run, people seem correspondingly expensive.
– From Jaron Lanier’s new book, “Who Owns the Future?” excerpted on Wired.com
I feel sorry for Peter Thiel. Did he really want flying cars? Flying cars are not a very efficient way to move things from one point to another. On the other hand, 20 years ago we had the idea that information could become available at your fingertips. We got that done.
– Bill Gates, in an interview with Wired magazine’s Steven Levy
News ByteWired reports that Apple has agreed to the settlement without admitting wrongdoing. It is expected to be approved in the coming weeks.
When I consider the screens that were available to me as a 5-year-old, versus those that were available to me at 40, I am staggered by all the welcome and unwelcome ways video has pervaded my life.
–Mat Honan in a Wired post titled “The Terrible Truth About Toddlers and Touchscreens”