Better that X guilty men go free than one innocent man be convicted. Solve for X.
I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.
Even a computer can do only one thing at a time.
People put up with more from software than they ever would from humans.
Relativity is uncertainty for infants, Heisenberg for children, and Gödel for adolescents. Uncertainty for adults is the halting problem.
To eliminate uncertainty from data, put it in a chart or graph.
We invent metrics partly to dignify arguments, but mostly to disguise them.
Nothing dispels the illusion of planning and control like watching someone use your software.
How vastly computers will improve our metaphors!
The great divide will be crossed not when a computer can pass a Turing test, but when it can give one.
Our ancestors believed in ghosts of people; we believe in multiple regression — ghosts of causes.