The reason why I would do that is if we became the network of Facebook or the network of Google, we’d achieve that dream of mine overnight of being the next CNN and the next ESPN and the next MTV with the largest audience in the world. And it would be hard to say no to that not because of the money but because of the f***ing cultural impact you would have. At this point I don’t give a shit about money. Once you have a certain amount of money, it ceases to be an issue. I’d rather put my cultural imprint on the fabric of life. After money, all you want is immortality.
I learned that money can be a lot of things. It can be something
that is hoarded, fought over, protected, stolen and withheld. Or
it can be like an energy, fueled by the desire, will, creative
interest, need to laugh, of large groups of people. And it can be
shuffled and pushed around and pooled together to fuel a common
interest, jokes about garbage, penises and parenthood.
I was thinking today about a piece of technology that makes Daphne Oram’s graphic synthesizer from 1957, a centrepiece of the Science Museum’s new show, look quite conservative. It’s called the Telharmonium. It was built by a man called Thaddeus Cahill in 1906. He built three versions and the…
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