Processing power is often said to be a poor substitute for understanding; in fact it is understanding that turns out to be the poor substitute for processing power.
I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.
Few can choose a number between 0 and 100.
God is to theology what infinity is to mathematics.
We are apt to imagine software as scaling indefinitely, which it does not, because we think of it as a form of writing, which does.
Causation implies correlation.
You can p-hack your way to high confidence, but not to large effect size.
It is a world of men who look like Unix system administrators, without the Unix system administration skills.
Dr. Seuss names his creatures Thing 1 and Thing 2 to signify that they are not distinct in any important way; statistics names its errors Type 1 and Type 2 to signify that they are.
As computers become more skilled at imitating human beings, so must we.
My father’s two fundamental rules for computer programming were Optimize Later and Optimize Never; and this, like so much advice about programming, also goes for life.