Well, well, well. I see that both Intuit and Paypal are now getting into mobile payments with Square. I wonder how long it will take for someone to build a credit card reader that not only processes the card, but also logs the details of the card to the smartphone (for later use); put a nice MasterCard or Bank of America logo on it and you’ll fool most people. Or maybe the right question isn’t when, but who’s already doing it?
Steve Jobs, WWDC 1997
(h/t Aaron Zuchhold)
I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost …. I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out.Chapter Two
I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend that I don’t see it. I fall in again. I can’t believe I am in this same place. But, it isn’t my fault. It still takes a long time to get out.Chapter Three
I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I see it is there. I still fall in … it’s a habit … but, my eyes are open. I know where I am. It is my fault. I get out immediately.Chapter Four
I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I walk around it.Chapter Five
I walk down another street.” —
…What’s the difference between a fertilized egg; a corporation; and a woman? (Beat.) One of them isn’t considered a person in Oklahoma! BOOM!!!” —KRISTEN SCHAAL, on The Daily Show (via inothernews)
There is no right or wrong, morality is a human construct. Nothing we do will have any significance beyond our tiny, worthless, unimportant sphere of influence.
Yet here I am, waiting in line to order a veggie sandwich with locally grown ingredients, and holding in a fart.