"We’re still behaving like the rebel alliance, but now we’re the Empire."
I stumbled across Why Nerd Culture Must Die on Rands in Repose.
I've been thinking a lot about tech and programming culture lately. I agree with Pete Warden, we have wealth and power but act like we are not the mainstream. We are the ones wielding power. The nerds won. Its time to be responsible with the status, money and influence that nerd culture's success has brought us.
"Whatever the future becomes, the bottom line is we need to value being a decent human being a hell of a lot more than we do now."