This is an absolutely brilliant piece about the emergence of smart phones as legitimate photography instruments - but at a much more profound level hits on our frequent inability to separate love for a particular tool from passion for a particular craft. If you're anything like me, it's a very humbling read..
Over the last decade, my rule as a creator — be it as a programmer, writer, designer or photographer — has been to use the simplest possible tool for the job. Use the simplest tool until you breach its potential. If you think you’re using the simplest tool and find one simpler yet, switch to that.
Spot on re: industry's reluctance toward hiring remote employees...
“They worry about the loss of synergy, and the collaboration, and then the fires that are stoked from elite software engineers and elite professionals being together face-to-face and what comes from that,” Cunningham says. “That’s where they’re hesitating.”
The flotsam and jetsam of a techie mind...