Do what you love, love what you do.
Help others to find a similar state, no matter how different their choices might be.
Don’t worry about how intrinsically smart you are or anyone is.
Be intellectually tough—uniformly on everyone
Be careful about what you commit to do, and then really do it.
Jim explains how and why Allen applied these heuristics. If these rules can work so well for one of the greatest computer/cognitive scientists in history, I think I need to find a way to apply them to my work.