We used to suspect that our friends and neighbors were mad, and now, thanks to modern technology, we know they are.
I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.
Once memory has been centralized it can be destroyed.
Regressions Toward the Mean
5. John Podhoretz
4. Charlie Sheen / Emilio Estevez
3. The Rockefellers
2. The family business
1. The Kennedys
Problem, n. In mathematics: A problem. In social science: A state of affairs with which one is unhappy.
Workaround, n. A technique for leaving work around.
We immediately recognize excess precision as a sign of lying, except in a statistic.
God paradoxes are only infinity paradoxes in clerical garb.
We have a lot of use for computers, but they will not have much use for us.
You don’t build machines smarter than the designer for the same reason you don’t write novels with characters smarter than the author.
We measure first-order effects, guess at the second order, and the third order is like the third bottle of wine — all bets are off.