“Sustaining craft is about sustaining relationships” #monkigras‘ hallway track is the main event.
Every layer you build upon adds intermediation.
Layers reframe and condition information for our consumption.
— Aneel Lakhani, #monkigras
“Totally unscientific diagram” of #letterpress as a craft not being dead yet.
Dormain Drewitz, #monkigrashttps://mastodon.social/media/dMRnp1DqPuifqCNe2Uo
The mark of craft has changed as value changed. For #letterpress #printing it used to be leaving no mark on the paper, not it’s embossing.
“An essential quality of lettering is site-specificity.”
Catherine Dixon, #monkigras
I’d never thought of #PostScript as an example of #edgecomputing before. Apparently the original PostScript printer had a more powerful CPU than the computer that was supposedly driving it.
#PDF is becoming a primary source and not being able to extract information from them consistently is an issue.
“Technology adoption is a game of chicken. There’s always the risk that your vendor will get bored of his own product.”
— Lars Trieloff, #monkigras
“Yes, tech is sexist and exhausting, but the world is sexist and exhausting so where the fuck are you gonna go?”
— Charity Major, #monkigras https://mastodon.social/media/2z8WMPCgYeh7ucfAKjU
“You can teach people skills. You can’t teach them not to be a dick and to value your culture.”
— Charity Majors, #monkigras
#team #culture #craft
Just realized how much gradually reducing friction goes hand in hand with layers getting commoditized.
#software #business #monkigras