"Diaspora starts about a thousand years from now. Most of human civilisation has moved inside computers essentially, a major branch of our descendants consists of conscious software."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Greg Egan on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Greg Egan on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Greg Egan on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Greg Egan on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Greg Egan on Bill Gates