Poetry and Quotes

Paul Salo
Photo Credit: Dimitrios Katsavaris
“Japan’s economy and social progress reminds me the book, Flowers for Algernon”  -Paul 4/10/2017

On why we need to win the AI race with China:

Being slaves to machines (AI) is much less likely then

being slaves to men with better machines (Feb 4th, 2017)

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“Don’t bet the farm on someone not inventing a better battery”  (Why I believe in electric cars)

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“As your lips mouthed the words

your femininity burned through me

like lava through a forest”

-Paul Salo January 14, 2016

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“Stress monster in my chest racing through traffic
Shit! I’m late again but nature called;
Through the toilet window
a cherry blossom so frail.
Boom!

Tokyo is once again
that magical place
that drew me in my youth”
April 10, 2016

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My room explodes
with golden sunbeams.
The sun flees
and night descends.

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“Leaving China” is an oxymoron. China is like a root windows program” -April 20, 2016

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They say there’s no free lunch but what about the last meal on death row?

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“I never wore clothes of or worshiped any sports star but, if I have one hero, it’s Richard Feynman”

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“If you really want to know where you’re at, skip the psychiatrist and review your recent Google searches”   Paul August 1, 2016

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On entrepreneurship:

“I say (insert phrase to denote extreme dissent) of setting up things to prove you could do something. I.e. Get a job. So someone in authority or position will “believe” it. Better to convince individual people to subscribe or buy. The power is there”

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“Much like the Dung Beetle has the skill of moonlight navigation, I believe that my eclectic, ie weird, skill set will be just the thing needed to make my biggest impact on the world”

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“China is so confounding. Just when you love the place to bits, she kicks you in the face”

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“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t put the shit back up his ass”

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“Life 2.0 *** Living in one fixed location permanently cannot compare to endless travel and road-trips”

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On ‘Time is Money’ concept

1. If you have bills to pay and not enough money to pay them indefinitely without working, then time is money.

2. If you have plenty of money to suit you for the rest of your life then time definitely isn’t money.

For most people in category 1, spending extra money means allotting future time to earn not only the money to buy whatever is needed but also every penny above that. So if you need a laptop and a $999 laptop does the trick, spending $1,399 means allotting future hours to pay for that. Thus pushing you further down the road as being a #1 type. Every dollar you don’t spend that you could have spent on luxury, leads you further to being #2 and being able to travel the globe happily without working.