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Vestiges d’un CSS Guru

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“ Leadership: communicate a clear mission and inspire others to want to do it. ”

Cette idée rejoint celle d’Antoine de Saint Exupery :

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

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“ When you're young, you look at television and think, There's a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that's not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That's a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards! We can have a revolution! But the networks are really in business to give people what they want. It's the truth. ”

Steve Jobs en 1995 chez Wired.

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“ When sites get larger, both in members and staff, the gap tends to grow between the people that build the site and the people that use it. ”

Ou pourquoi Flickr vire son customer support.

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“ The to-do list is the “what”, the schedule is the “when”. ”

Tout simplement.

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“ The whole idea of your computer is going away, and being replaced with your data." ”

Paul Graham, qui avait créé la première application web en 1995, en décrivait il y a 10 ans la prolifération inévitable, leur développement itératif, la liberté du langage utilisé, le coût marginal insignifiant, la simplicité de départ. Une vision de GDocs, RoR et Microsoft, sans erreur aucune.

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“ As a writer, you don’t need to heighten the reality, to substitute one thing for another. You can, and should, explore the thing itself. ”

Je rejoins l’idée que développe Randy Murray dans Day For Night et je pense même que la littérature est souvent bien plus proche de la réalité que le cinéma.