April 11th, 2009

ME Miranda

AI Quotes

 “The greatest danger in modern technology isn't that machines will begin to think like people, but that people will begin to think like machines”


 "Machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work that a man can do"


Am I already in the shadow of the Coming Race? and will the creatures who are to transcend and finally supersede us be steely organisms, giving out the effluvia of the laboratory, and performing with infallible exactness more than everything that we have performed with a slovenly approximativeness and self-defeating inaccuracy? -- George Eliot (The Impressions of Theophrastus Such, 1879)


“Ours is the age which is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.”


It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.”


“As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.”

You give a computer a series of rules and it will follow them. Till rules are superseded by other rules. Or that computer simply wears down and quits. Computers are obedient to a fault. Do you know what's extremely rare in the world of computers? Finding one that'll cross against the light. - Weaver tscc