Thursday, January 03, 2008

That good old stuff

Stewart Brand should need no introduction: Whole Earth Catalog, and a personal favourite: How Buildings Learn.

Edge mag invited a whole bunch of folks to say what they changed their mind about in 2007. Guess what our Stewart came out with? Good Old Stuff Sucks. The obligatory quote:

"The Precautionary Principle tells me I should worry about everything new because it might have hidden dangers. The handwringers should worry more about the old stuff. It's mostly crap."

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