“A computer will make something perfectly square, perfectly spherical, and that’s just ugly and boring,” she says. “All of your time is spent kind of messing it up, which is the opposite of most people’s jobs…the real world is a big old mess and most people’s time is spent tidying it up.”—Building The Next Pixar
We started out with a network that was big enough to be interesting, but small enough to be comfortable.
A lot of times you see big products publicly launch from well-known internet people, and everyone uses it and then leaves because there is no authentic community. You need a certain level of intimacy for the social environment to really work.