Showing posts from January, 2018


"Cloth" - a synonym for textile - has the same meaning as "clothe" - to cover. Naked things, like naked people, demand to be covered. In covering nakedness, whether of people or of things, we accomplish these five basic purposes:  1. We protect and insulate  2. We facilitate contact with the world 3. We hide defects and weaknesses  4. We give the appearance we wish to give  5. We decorate       - Ernest Dichter 

Wisdom Of Crowds

What's popular on Netflix makes me doubt the concept of wisdom of crowds.