Sean Parker Quotes
At every point I am besieged by people who would like me to conform to some social norm of whatever sort of social group they expect me to be a part of. I never have any identification with these social groups.
At the end of the day, money is just a proxy for votes. That is what makes politics so vulnerable to social media.
Facebook is such a basic utility. It's something that is such a part of peoples' lives, I think it's hard to imagine it going away.
Facebook isn't helping you make new connections, Facebook doesn't develop new relationships, Facebook is just trying to be the most accurate model of your social graph. There's a part of me that feels somewhat bored by all of this.
Gray hats are the ones who think they're doing good, but they're not. You learn that when the FBI shows up on your doorstep.
I can sort of do what I want. Maybe I have to work harder to prove myself in some new relationship because they've heard some wacky stories about me. But at least I can get the meeting.
I definitely wanted to earn my freedom. But the primary motivation wasn't making money, but making an impact.
I had a desire to prove to myself that I was actually in control - that I wasn't a puppet.
I lived on couches for something like six months. I had no home. I was totally broke. I would stay at a friend's house for two weeks, then move because I didn't want to become this permanent mooch.
I suffer from the delusion that every product of my imagination is not only possible, but always on the cusp of becoming real.
I think being a wealthy member of the establishment is the antithesis of cool. Being a countercultural revolutionary is cool. So to the extent that you've made a billion dollars, you've probably become uncool.
I think Facebook's biggest problem is the glut of information that Facebook's power users are overwhelmed with.
I think the perception of wealth and power is that things just become easier and easier when in reality as you raise the stakes things become more stressful.
I've been doing a hybrid of investing and entrepreneurship, which I think initially I wasn't set out to do. But I realized it fit my personality.
I've never been much of a joiner.
If there's some triumphant end of the story, I guess in a roundabout way I've gotten what I wanted, which is the ability to do interesting things and the wealth to be free.
In truth the social media elements of the Obama campaign, while extremely innovative, did not produce a lot of results.
It seems like the right thing to do is tackle problems other people aren't working on.
It would be incredibly presumptuous and self-serving of me to believe that Facebook was the end of history. The only way it could possibly be the end of history is if it becomes some sort of artificial super intelligence that takes over the world.
It's never the end game. Facebook is now a platform upon which all kinds of applications are being built it's definitely not it.
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December 3, 1979
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