Causation implies correlation.
I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.
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.
Local maxima are the root of all mediocrity.
Three’s a crowd — in love, in war, in software development.
The neuroses of the village can now be disseminated with the speed and efficiency of an advanced civilization.
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.