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My high school in Seattle, Lakeside, seemed conservative on the surface, but it was educationally progressive.
Something that is characteristic of me is the breadth of my interests.
I’m always trying to calculate the mathematical probability of certain outcomes.
Seattle has a long tradition of celebrating local and non-local art – from the Burke and Seattle Art Museums to the Asian Art Museum.
Vulcan Inc. is a unique organization that unites commercial, philanthropic, research, policy, and technology innovation. Our goals are ambitious – from saving Africa‘s elephants to unlocking the secrets of the human brain to building sustainable communities and opening up access to space.
It’s very challenging to carve back market share.
I’m not a video-game player at all.
The thing is, once you’re in the Super Bowl, you want to win. As time goes on, you want to win more and more.
Facing your own mortality forces you to re-evaluate your priorities.
I’m trying to transmit the visions of creativity and build institutions that are incredibly catalytic to their fields.
I’m trying to do some things with my brain institute to understand more about the impact of concussion on brain tissue, because we have some scientists over there who are really good at looking at brain tissue and the effects of things on brain tissue.
Of course I love basketball.
That would be such a life-changing thing, for us all to know that there are other beings out there who we could potentially communicate with, or maybe we are listening to a signal that they transmitted hundreds of millennia ago.
Moore‘s Law-based technology is so much easier than neuroscience. The brain works in such a different way from the way a computer does.
The possible is constantly being redefined, and I care deeply about helping humanity move forward.
In my own work, I’ve tried to anticipate what’s coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people’s lives in a meaningful way.
The brain is the most complex, challenging scientific puzzle we have ever tried to decode.
Your dream, when you buy a sports franchise, is to win the championship, the Super Bowl.
I first got interested in the brain through computers.
The brain is one of the richest green fields of science. There’s so much yet to be discovered.
It’s always interesting to bring scientists together, because they typically have very polarized views.
I really do care about the health of the players. That’s one of the tough things about the NFL – it’s so physically tough on the players.
One of the things I’ve come to appreciate about the brain is the importance of location. It’s not just a set of interchangeable parts that you can swap in and out.
If Microsoft had never existed… The industry would probably be very fragmented.
I choose optimism. I hope to be a catalyst not only by providing financial resources but also by fostering a sense of possibility: encouraging top experts to collaborate across disciplines, challenge conventional thinking, and figure out ways to overcome some of the world’s hardest problems.
Artificial intelligence… I’ve been following that since I was in high school.
Nobody really knows what it would take to create something that is self-aware or has a personality. I guess I could imagine a day when perhaps, if we can understand how it works in the human brain, which is unbelievably complicated, it could be possible.
Recording studios are interesting; a lot of people say – and I agree – that you should have a lot of wood in a recording studio. It gets a kind of a sweeter sound.
In the early days at Asymetrix, we were focusing on business automation.
As a programmer, you’re working with very simple structures compared to the brain. So I was always fascinated by how the brain works.
I think if you look at, for instance, what the Seahawks – what we did winning the Super Bowl, that was with a very young team. So you have to blend the experience with young players and develop those as well.
There are so many intricacies to our brain that won‘t be understood unless we start to look at the system as a whole. All these different details don’t operate in isolation.
I was a programmer.
If you think about making a difference in the community, my family has always had a strong interest in the arts. I’m always interested in finding ways to innovate… It’s a blend; it’s not a point focus.
I want to have a family.
I am very excited to be supporting one of the world’s most visionary efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental question about our universe and what other civilisations may exist elsewhere.
The idea that, you know – when I was growing up – that everybody would carry around a portable communicating device, that was science fiction when I was a kid.
I’ve always been interested in many different things.
The brain was designed by evolution, so each part of it is optimized for what it does, and it’s incredibly, incredibly complex.
To me, it’s the kind of interesting question the human race should be investing in. Is there intelligent life out there? Are there other beings out there?
When it comes to helping out, I don’t believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help.
As quickly as it started, our business model evaporated. But while Traf-O-Data was technically a business failure, the understanding of microprocessors we absorbed was crucial to our future success.
I find the function of the brain incredibly fascinating, and it’s like trying to crack the toughest, most complicated problem there is.