We are testing what it is like to lose privacy now because if the species survives, we’ll develop a capability to not be embarrassed anymore.
The efficient market model states all security prices today reflect all available information and only new information is going to change the price.
Taking risks doesn’t mean being stupid. It really involves taking measured risks and really understanding how to mitigate those risks in one way or another.
If you’re looking for breakthroughs, you need to be willing to take huge risks and to back non-traditional approaches.
The golden rule of investor partnership: I want to communicate to my investors as I would wish they would communicate to me.
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In order to be successful, you need to do more than just design a good product. You need to be persuasive.
In science, and genomics in particular, the difference between what we know and what we don’t is enormous. At this point, we’re still figuring out how much we don’t know.
As humans we think linearly, but the world is changing exponentially.
The easiest way to get Americans, in particular, onboard programming is by frightening the bejesus out of them.
A product doesn't have to be perfect, but just good enough so it can be made perfect along the way.
Most of the successful companies over the last 30 or 40 years that define Silicon Valley actually spun out of major corporations. They were oldies.
When you believe in what you want to do and you put the concept of failure away the chances of success are even greater.
I find it fascinating that based on what we now know, we can’t yet say that it’s impossible to travel in time.
We live in a curious moment when medical progress is making it possible to eliminate many conditions exactly as social progress is making it possible to celebrate them.
I think that we’re just at the very, very beginning of watching the implications of being ubiquitously connected to everybody on the planet and what you can do with that.
The job of the human being, as you go through life, is to become less stupid.
I think we need tests and we need to apply those tests to individual teachers, to individual schools, to individual students and to individual parents.
People spend a lot of time trying to think about how to connect abstract concepts to real life. 3D printers open up a whole new possibility.
Solving puzzles can give you a sense of satisfaction that you don’t get in everyday life.
Through policy we can make capitalism work for the things that we need to survive as people on this fragile planet that we share.
We have to think, not just seven generations ahead - we have to think thousands of years ahead.
A clean environment should not be a luxury. It should be what people’s rights are as humans.
The constant posture of disbelief of the current is what makes science great.
Children’s dreams are a really interesting window into their developing minds.
A true pacifist doesn’t even think there should be police forces. I can’t agree with that.
Older people are actually happier than younger people.