"My dad has sometimes felt that I grew up a little lacking in sufficient eccentricity - in the sense that I'm willing to live as an adult in a house with walls that are parallel to each other, that sort of thing."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Jaron Lanier on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Jaron Lanier on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Jaron Lanier on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Jaron Lanier on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Jaron Lanier on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Style used to be an interaction between the human soul and tools that were limiting. In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone."
"What does it mean to not be alone? I've approached that question through music, technology, writing and other means."
"My parents were kind of like me in that they had tons and tons of weird, amazing stuff."
"Anonymous blog comments, vapid video pranks and lightweight mash-ups may seem trivial and harmless, but as a whole, this widespread practice of fragmentary, impersonal communication has demeaned personal interaction."
"Musicians and journalists are the canaries in the coalmine, but, eventually, as computers get more and more powerful, it will kill off all middle-class professions."