Steve Jobs : His thoughts on what was Apple trying to build..

Caution: Video is a bit broken at various points.

But what is amazing is how clearly he was able to not only see, but also articulate what they were trying to do i.e. lay out the vision for a great company…. way back in 1980. Amazing !!!

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Bill Watterson : Commencement Speech @ Kenyon College, 1990

Another one of my favorite Commencement Speeches ….

SOME THOUGHTS ON THE REAL WORLD BY ONE WHO GLIMPSED IT AND FLED
Bill Watterson
Kenyon College Commencement
May 20, 1990

I have a recurring dream about Kenyon. In it, I’m walking to the post office on the way to my first class at the start of the school year. Suddenly it occurs to me that I don’t have my schedule memorized, and I’m not sure which classes I’m taking, or where exactly I’m supposed to be going.
As I walk up the steps to the postoffice, I realize I don’t have my box key, and in fact, I can’t remember what my box number is. I’m certain that everyone I know has written me a letter, but I can’t get them. I get more flustered and annoyed by the minute. I head back to Middle Path, racking my brains and asking myself, “How many more years until I graduate? …Wait, didn’t I graduate already?? How old AM I?” Then I wake up.

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Alan Watts: What Do You Desire

This is the talk from which ‘What if money didn’t matter’ comes from. A good talk as well.


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Steve Jobs: Rules of Success

Here is another masterpiece from Steve Jobs, explaining two rules of success:


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Alan Watts : What if money didn’t matter

A very simple idea. But as with all the simple ideas, they are very hard to implement. But they ought to be the path we all take.

This is a small part of a slightly larger video titled “What Do you Desire ?” … will post that as another post as well.


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