Kevin Kelly Quotes.

1. "One thing you should not fear is competition. They only help to raise your game and build a better product. If they are better than you, you deserve to lose." Peldi in Do! the pursuit of xceptional execution"
- Quote by Kevin Kelly

2. "The nature of an innovation is that is will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system."
- Quote by Kevin Kelly

3. "Tim believes that entrepreneurship isn’t based on an idea or a plan, or even a model - it is based on having a strong competency in something. The way to overcome fear, he claims, is by testing your competency."
- Kevin Kelly, DO! the pursuit of xceptional execution

4. "the journey of going from ‘I’ to ‘We’. When two indigenous Quechuans meet sixteen thousand feet atop a mountain in Peru for the first time, often they set a challenge. Let’s say the challenge is a race. In their society, whoever wins the race is duty bound to coach the loser until he has attained a similar competency. In return, the loser teaches the victor a new skill. This interdependence helps both people. Both win, as does society. Ayni, the art of reciprocation, ensures that their society as a whole grows together."
- Kevin Kelly, DO! the pursuit of xceptional execution

5. "What is clearly happening inside this glass capsule is happening less clearly at a great scale on Earth in the closing years of this millennium. The realm of the born—all that is nature—and the realm of the made—all that is humanly constructed—are becoming one. Machines are becoming biological and the biological is becoming engineered. That’s banking on some ancient"
- Kevin Kelly, Out Of Control: The New Biology Of Machines

6. "Nature is thus more than a diverse gene bank harboring undiscovered herbal cures for future diseases—although"
- Kevin Kelly, Out Of Control: The New Biology Of Machines

7. "Some scholars of literature claim that a book is really that virtual place your mind goes to when you are reading. It is a conceptual state of imagination that one might call literature space. According to these scholars, when you are engaged in this reading space, your brain works differently than when you are screening. Neurological studies show that learning to read changes the brain’s circuitry. Instead of skipping around distractedly gathering bits, when you read you are transported, focused, immersed."
- Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

8. "The kind of intelligent book club discussion as now happens on the book sharing site Goodreads might follow the book itself and become more deeply embedded into the book via hyperlinks. So when a person cites a particular passage, a two-way link connects the comment to the passage and the passage to the comment. Even a minor good work could accumulate a wiki-like set of critical comments tightly bound to the actual text."
- Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

9. "We are morphing so fast that our ability to invent new things outpaces the rate we can civilize them."
- Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

10. "This is not a race against the machines. If we race against them, we lose. This is a race with the machines. You’ll be paid in the future based on how well you work with robots. Ninety percent of your coworkers will be unseen machines."
- Kevin Kelly, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

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