Easy vs. hard

Easy: Being cool.
Hard: Being nice.

Easy: Having "something to say."
Hard: Working at your craft.

Easy: Trivia.
Hard: Wisdom.

Easy: Fashion.
Hard: Style.

Easy: Curating.
Hard: Inventing.

Easy: Cynical.
Hard: Romantic.

Easy: 0s and 1s.
Hard: Analog.

Easy: Autotune.
Hard: Billie Holliday.

Easy: Snap to grid.
Hard: Drawn by hand.

Easy: Exciting!
Hard: Interesting.

Easy: Breaking the rules.
Hard: Knowing how to do it right (and then choosing when to do it wrong).

Easy: Texting.
Hard: Talking.

Easy: Internet bandwidth.
Hard: Emotional bandwidth.

Easy: "I have a disorder."
Hard: "It's my fault."

Easy: The part that fits in.
Hard: The part that's like no one else.

Easy: Stream of consciousness.
Hard: Spending time on it.

Easy: Being anonymous.
Hard: Putting your name on it.

Easy: Clever.
Hard: Soulful.

Easy: Making people think.
Hard: Making 'em feel.

Easy: Talking about it.
Hard: Doing it.

Easy: Lists.
Hard: Life.

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3 Comment(s)

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This, I like. Why isn't it flying around the internet already? I'm nice, but I do enjoying snapping to a grid. Evens out I guess.

Dominy in Chicago

11/29/12, 12:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Genius. Well done (Easy: making lists / Hard: making a good list)

the shiz

12/10/12, 11:54 AM  
Blogger Mubarok21 said...

I love this part =
Easy: 0s and 1s.
Hard: Analog.

I understand it because I'm an analog man that learned digital.
Another thing that makes analog to be really hard is the expensive material in R&D.

Bob Dobkin ( Linear Tech ) said :
"Senior designers are much better because they learned a lot of mistakes not to make."

7/2/15, 9:30 PM