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Grey pinstriped suits

Added on by Spencer Wright.
I went to the headmaster of this school and I said, "I got an 800 in my math and I love art. Obviously I should go into architecture, because it's where the two meet." And this headmaster was very smart, and he said something to me that was extraordinary. He said "You know, I like grey suits and I like pinstriped suits. But I hate grey pinstripe suits."
And...I went to architecture school, and in fact I did *two* degrees in architecture before I realized that it was the grey pinstriped suit, and that *really* the mix of the [math and art] was computers. "

Nicholas Negroponte on the Seminars About Long-Term Thinking podcast.