39 posts and columns on future
Moore’s Law means that more and more things can be done practically for free, if only it weren’t for those people who want to be paid. People are the flies in Moore’s Law’s ointment. When machines get incredibly cheap to run, people seem correspondingly expensive.
– From Jaron Lanier’s new book, “Who Owns the Future?” excerpted on Wired.com
To many investors, visionary entrepreneurs come off as naïve or worse — isn’t it safer/easier/more profitable to create a(nother) social network for cat fanciers than to try to cure cancer, defeat terrorism, or organize the world’s information?
– Bruce Gibney, in a post on the Founders Fund Web site entitled “What Happened to the Future?”