• always update late at night
  • the updates will always work on first try
  • nothing can go wrong and nothing will go wrong. ever.
  • keep coffee handy - perfection breeds exhaustion
  • the amount of silence in the room is proportional to your success
  • an unupdated computers is an unbroken computers
  • ignore the problems and they will go away
  • backing up only brings unintended consequences


  • a computer is a tool, not a way of life.
  • operating systems are technology’s corn mothers.
  • platform lock-in is equal to being under arrest - you aren’t free to leave.
  • (borrowed) the cloud is just another person’s computer
  • silos are for grain not data
  • the desktop website and mobile site are mirrors of the record album and cd.