February 10, 2020

Computers for Cynics

Speaker

Ted Nelson, invented hypertext and hypermedia back in the days…​

0. The Myth of Technology

Quotes

"Computers are not deterministic!"

"The are thousands of computers ideas and thousands of religions trying to pull you in."

"Everybody thing they can design greate interfaces but the reality is that almost nobody can."

"While the industry things that software is technology, does not expects to have any real improvements on it."

"Your software choices are like any addiction or religion, they want to your loyalty, they want to your money and they want to you to think like that."

1. The Nightmare of Files and Directories

Quotes

"Is difficult to annotate files names, it is dangerous to change a file name…​ it’s weird!"

Tags: software