Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Thought For The Day 7-10-07

From the book What Is Your Dangerous Idea?
If it's no longer necessary to go to MIT for its facilities, then surely the intellectual community is its real resource? But my colleagues and I are always either traveling or overscheduled; the best way for us to see one another is to go somewhere else. Like many people, my closest collaborators are distributed around the world.

The ultimate consequence of the digitization of communications, then computation, and now fabrication is to democratize access to the means of invention.

- Neil Gershenfeld, p. 137

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