What exactly does “lockin” mean? We go through a historic view of what people mean and are afraid of when they use that term. And, then, the usual nonsense.
- “I’ve traveled extensively through my hotel window.”
- “You’re the last person using Evernote.”
- de Bono.
- de Botton.
- Being in a “man place,” aka, The Grand barber shop. (Robert: old barber places, are there any ‘good’ gendered spaces?)
Robert: from FTP to AWS etc., Isn’t this lock-in, rather than commoditization?
- Related: it’s mostly impossible to get your (all) photos your of flickr.
TC Currie: “There’s no such thing as a static environment.”
Men used to wear yoga pants, in Shakespeare's time.
How to keep a journalist’s daily notebook…? (r: diaries, to do lists)
“The number-one piece of advice seniors would give to their younger selves is they wished they’d been less hard on themselves,” Scott Galloway, “Happiness & the Gorilla.”
Writers who write writers into their written work: “very lazy”.
I’m told that thinking life-disaster is just around the corner is stressful, not motivating.
- “But polar bears are also lonely and endangered. I was floating on my own little iceberg, and it was melting, fast,” Chasing Hillary, Chapter 11.
Robert: flying to Dublin from London City.
Film directors control the whole movie, they can tweak it to perfection (if there’s enough time and money). Like the Vangelis keyed opening of Bladerunner.
You can’t comment on “truth” with etymology. (History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps.)
- Register columns.
- RedMonk content.
- 451 on developer relations?
- “Filler” about me, e.g., most every political journalist book I’ve ever read (e.g., Chasing Hillary.)
Looking at old photos gets very mixed results. (But it’s still calming.) Or, old pictures, back when Robert Tweeted. (“Missed opportunity I had to be happy.”)
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