Schlagwort-Archiv: Ordnung


Creating PDFs without clickable links and references should be illegal.


I am annoyed by gaps, misalignments, holes and other mess more often than it is of any use to care about.


The problem of the librarian is that books are multi-dimensional in their subject matter but must be ordered on one-dimensional shelves.

Neal Stephenson: The Confusion


The Germans have a fondness for faery-tales, or Märchen as they call them, that is strangely at odds with their orderly dispositions.

Neal Stephenson: Quicksilver


You’ve spent time in Amsterdam, which may give you some idea of what London is like, except that London is not nearly as well organized.

Neal Stephenson: Quicksilver


I think something more interesting surrounds the fact that most people suck at email. I cringe whenever I see an unread count in the tens of thousands. Some people believe that to be a badge of honour, but I’m fairly certain that just describes you as someone who doesn’t care, and I generally take the position that it’s not a virtue to be proud of how much I don’t care about things.

ThatGeoGuy: Can email not suck? (2021-02-16)


He collected these together and put them in a cardboard file which he marked "Things To Do". Since he was feeling so vigorous and dynamic that morning, he even added the word "Urgent!"

Douglas Adams: So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish

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