Feb 282014
 

The great divide will be crossed not when a computer can pass a Turing test, but when it can give one.

Feb 262014
 

The history of science has been a progressive obliteration of distinctions between humans and other natural phenomena.

Feb 242014
 

Credulity is fixed: doubting something obvious just clears space for believing something foolish.

Feb 212014
 

In every discipline the foundations come last; in most of them we still don’t know what they are.

Feb 202014
 

To wield power wisely it is necessary to obtain it.

Feb 182014
 

Misspellers learn from speech, mispronouncers from books.

Feb 172014
 

Only the literary cannot profit from literature.