"Creativity-by definition-comes from mixing things up." Tom Peters
Ray Kurzweil is no flake. He has numerous startups under his belt and a host of patents to his name [including some of the most important voice recognition patents]. Go - now! - to his amazing essay on the future of computing - and life! - at: http://www.kurzweiltech.com/wired/.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
What we're talking about
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