So the recent tweet from Fast Company following the out-of-context title of the interview with me by Katharine Schwab reads:
Which can easily be read like I said what’s between those quotation marks. Look at it carefully:
Readers respond to John Maeda: “Companies shouldn’t step away from the whole concept of design-led just because a percentage of egomaniacal designers have squirmed their way to the top.”Fast Company / March 19, 2019
If you look closely, it says that “Readers respond” with what’s in quotation marks. But because it’s right next to my name, it looks like I said that. This makes it easier to read statically:
Expressed dynamically it looks like:
Wow — the level of craft that exists in the headline industry … it’s so much more sensationalist when context gets manipulated. It’s easy to make it possible to make it look like someone said something so easily. Sigh.
Oh well, I just need to focus on How To Speak Machine. —JM