Computing – Page 5 – Everything


I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.

Aug 152014

People put up with more from software than they ever would from humans.

Aug 142014

Relativity is uncertainty for infants, Heisenberg for children, and Gödel for adolescents. Uncertainty for adults is the halting problem.

May 152014

We invent metrics partly to dignify arguments, but mostly to disguise them.

Apr 212014

Nothing dispels the illusion of planning and control like watching someone use your software.

Feb 282014

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

Jan 202014

Our ancestors believed in ghosts of people; we believe in multiple regression — ghosts of causes.