Computing

I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.

Nov 212019
 

It is a mild defect of computers that they imitate humans imperfectly, and a grave defect of humans that they cannot imitate computers at all.

Oct 172018
 

We used to suspect that our friends and neighbors were mad, and now, thanks to modern technology, we know they are.

Apr 172018
 

Regressions Toward the Mean

5. John Podhoretz
4. Charlie Sheen / Emilio Estevez
3. The Rockefellers
2. The family business
1. The Kennedys

Jul 072017
 

Problem, n.  In mathematics: A problem. In social science: A state of affairs with which one is unhappy.

Jun 012017
 

We immediately recognize excess precision as a sign of lying, except in a statistic.

Mar 092017
 

We have a lot of use for computers, but they will not have much use for us.