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Physicist, Startup Founder, Blogger, Dad

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Saturday afternoon, Silicon Valley


The relentless pace of technological innovation: 10 highly talented and dedicated individuals, bringing a new product to market.

Only a limited number of people will ever experience this act of creation -- but progress owes almost everything to them.

Malthusian trap. The Soul of a New Machine.

Carl Fox (Martin Sheen, in the movie Wall Street): "Stop going for the easy buck and start producing something with your life. Create, instead of living off the buying and selling of others."

9 comments:

rz said...

is that the robot genius office?

Steve Hsu said...

yes :-)

rz said...

Good luck on the new product launch! Not that such a high quality team would need such a lowly and mere-mortal element as luck. ;-)

Steve Hsu said...

"Better to be lucky than good" :-)

success vs ability

And good luck to you guys too!

rz said...

I was being sarcastic with that post in mind.

Anonymous said...

Pinker and Einstein couldn't have done what you've done.

Laura James said...

"guys" appears to be right :)

Hope it goes well!

Anonymous said...

"Create, instead of living off the buying and selling of others"

Agreed, but what if your "creation" is, for example, a better way for others to buy and sell ?

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