"We didn't want to just cry into our Shiner Bock about writing the Great Regional Texas Novel"
"narco-industrial complex, same revolving door as the military-industrial complex"
"You should have been president and we should have been Facebook" - @bruces channeling Twitter to Al Gore
"you could have set off a bomb in the New Aesthetic panel and lowered the world hip quotient by 4%"
"there is something epistemological going on, the startup tshirt and blue jean is what your uncle wears now"
"it's the James Bridle problem -- when you come back next year I want you wearing New Aesthetic clothing"
"selling privacy is the stack business model -- privacy is a bad word for it, DNA would be a better word for it."
"a free people would not be dependent on these Napoleonic mogul figures: Gates, Larry, Sergei, Zuck, Bezos ... Jobs."
"if you think it was easy to destroy literature, a 400yr old tradition, what do you think the fate of your work is?"