The prize seemed to change my professional life very little.
The Nobel Prize gives one the opportunity to take public stands.
The years since the Nobel Prize have been productive ones for me.
One of our brainchildren is a still viable Science and Society course.
I have also testified repeatedly and published some articles in favor of Small Science.
An important impression was my father's one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937.
My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests.
I acquired an admiration for Japanese culture, art, and architecture, and learned of the existence of the game of GO, which I still play.
The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe.
Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors.