I would argue that probably there are more people like me who learn through interest-driven learning or through building things than young people who can kind of plan their future and execute against it.
Affective computing is really about instruments helping us understand what a person is feeling or what’s going on inside of a person and in a very un-invasive way.
Nicholas Negroponte famously called the Media Lab a place full of answers looking for questions.
I think that Steve Jobs was brilliant. I think that he was an amazing risk taker, but I also think heroes are overrated.
I think that it’s great to inspire new generations of thinkers; it’s terrible to create new authority.