Once a new technology rolls over you, if your're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.
When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it - right away
Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.
I was a glassy-eyed undergraduate. It was a pillar of local civilization.
It's almost certain that half of the books that bent my young mind, I got from there.
I'd like to see RAD DECISION widely read.
He floated the idea -- he put up the money and the machine. Then he basically let what would happen happen.
What the world has now are new cities with young populations and old cities with old populations. How the dialogue between them plays out will determine much of the nature of the next half-century.
Art flouts convention. Convention became convention because it works.
We are as gods and might as well get good at it.
Climate change. Urbanization. Biotechnology. Those three narratives, still taking shape, are developing a long arc likely to dominate this century.
A library doesn't need windows. A library is a window.
Information wants to be free.
In our researches on the likely economic apocalypse it's become clear what is the prime survival tool for hard times: friends. Good friends. Lots of them.
There's no unemployment in squatter cities. Everyone works. One-sixth of humanity is there. It's soon going to be more than that.