We Are the Web

“Look,” I said. “I happen to know that the address www.abc.com has not been registered. Go down to your basement, find your most technical computer guy, and have him register www.abc.com immediately. Don’t even think about it. It will be a good thing to do.” They thanked me vacantly. I checked a week later. The domain was still unregistered. –Kevin Kelley –We Are the Web  (Wired) Vannevar Bush actually started…

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Looking Like a Professor

My brother, a political scientist at a Scottish university, has always worn a coat and tie to class. “Why do you dress up like that?” I asked him once. I knew it didn’t relate to his teaching; he runs a very interactive classroom, with plenty of discussion and argument. He’s also a nice, laid-back guy. “I don’t know, “he said. “I like dressing up.” Weirdo. –James M. Lang –Looking Like…