Collective intelligence. Think of how Wikipedia works, how Amazon harnesses user annotation on its site, the way photo-sharing sites like Flickr are bleeding out into other applications... We're entering an era in which software learns from its users and all of the users are connected.
When asked "What innovation will most alter how we live in the next few years, as quoted in TIME magazine (24 October 2005)
For a typical author, obscurity is a far greater threat than piracy.Tim O'reilly
"I find, Andrew Keen's, his whole pitch, I think he was just pure and simple looking for an angle, to create some controversy and sell a book, I don't think there's any substance whatever to his rants."Tim O'reilly
"Just do something that lights you up, and lights up your customers, and lights up the world and scale to that."Tim O'reilly