"Any new technology tends to go through a 25-year adoption cycle."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Marc Andreessen on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Marc Andreessen on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Marc Andreessen on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Marc Andreessen on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Marc Andreessen on John F. Kennedy
"When I started Netscape I was brand new out of college and all the aspects of building a business, like balance sheets and hiring people, were new to me."
"Our combination of great research universities, a pro-risk business culture, deep pools of innovation-seeking equity capital and reliable business and contract law is unprecedented and unparalleled in the world."
"Perhaps the single most dramatic example of this phenomenon of software eating a traditional business is the suicide of Borders and corresponding rise of Amazon."
"Newspapers with declining circulations can complain all they want about their readers and even say they have no taste. But you will still go out of business over time. A newspaper is not a public trust - it has a business model that either works or it doesn't."
"The days when a car aficionado could repair his or her own car are long past, due primarily to the high software content."