I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
I think that growing up in a crowded continent like Europe with an awful lot of competing claims, ideas... cultures... and systems of thought, we have, perforce, developed a more sophisticated notion of what the word 'freedom' means than I see much evidence of in America.
I think you get most of the most interesting work done in fields where people don't think they're doing art but are merely practicing a craft and working as good craftsmen. Being literate as a writer is good craft, is knowing your job, is knowing how to use your tools properly and not to damage the tools as you use them.
Computers are still technology because we are still wrestling with it: it's still being invented; we're still trying to work out how it works. There's a world of game interaction to come that you or I wouldn't recognise. It's time for the machines to disappear. The computer's got to disappear into all of the things we use.