Now, that kind of drive is what makes for a great character, and — in this portrayal, at least — Mayer finally becomes a real flesh-and-blood figure, with enormous foibles and impressive strengths.
I will be still, letting the paint peel from the baseboards, letting the refrigerator hum until it breaks, letting the sunlight sear a faded spot across the rug, letting the peaches grow soft and mouldy in a wire basket on the counter. I will let these things happen. And it will feel good to be alive.
The shift from analogue to digital requires a complete overhaul of banks’ technology and corporate culture. This is a matter of survival.
If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.