"the more the line is repeated, the more it gets on my nerves. It has a stoner-like quality to it (“Have you ever looked at your hands? I mean really looked at your hands?”). It reminds me of McLuhan’s “the medium is the message,” a phrase that is seemingly deep but collapses into pointlessness the moment you think about using it in any practical way."
"Over recent months, since I left the Guardian, I’ve observed a lot of user testing sessions where people are very nervous about clicking any kind of Facebook sign-in or integration button, expressing concern that they don’t know what it will do, and don’t want everybody to know everything that they are reading."
"The burning question at The Scotsman, however, is how long can it and its sister newspapers last? On average, the daily sold 30,654 copies in October – 13 per cent fewer than a year ago, and 48 per cent less than the 59,478 copies in October 2005, before the takeover, when it retailed for 55 pence, half the current weekday price."
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