It's hard to say exactly what it is about face-to-face contact that makes deals happen but whatever it is it hasn't yet been duplicated by technology.
When you look at other countries that are developing the capabilities and the technology to deploy missiles of very significant destructive capability with nuclear chemical or biological warheads then the MAD dogma makes even less sense.
Technology is a wonderful tool but also if used incorrectly a horrible tool. We're fascinated by all aspects of it whatever makes our human lives easier on the planet but eventually there will have to be some sort of merger. The fascination isn't going to die down.
I'm in favor of any technology that makes my work available to the reading public at a reasonable price.
What makes the production of my work so expensive? The whole installation thing - the construction the objects the technology. It really adds up.
There's a lot more to see when you're playing and because of the advances in technology it makes room for all kinds of new characters.
Technology feeds on itself. Technology makes more technology possible.
I'm equally guilty of using technology - I Twitter I text people I chat. But I think there's something strangely insidious about it that it makes us think we're closer when in fact we're not seeing each other we're not connecting.
In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels levers and springs and believes it civilization.
I think there are so many ways to become interested in music. I believe signs of sustained interest gives a sense of the right time. Music if thought of as a language would perhaps indicate that as early as possible is not so bad. I do believe that a really nurturing first teacher that makes the child love something is crucial.
It's the teacher that makes the difference not the classroom.
Adversity is a great teacher but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction and often the profit we derive is not worth the price we paid.
We know the parental support community support makes a difference. It's not just the metrics of testing and putting pressure on the schools and on the teachers.
It's nice being brought up with no money at all. It's just not how I measure success so that makes it a bunch easier.
Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others which makes it difficult to relax.
One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes another for 30 days but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.
In a way a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you've achieved you can still make enemies makes you humble too.
The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.
As my father used to tell me the only true sign of success in life is being able to do for a living that which makes you happy.
Success makes you less intimidated by things.
Your success story is a bigger story than whatever you're trying to say on stage. Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.
Anytime you play a team sport the success of the team really makes everything better. It's nice.
The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office.