If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
One hundred idiots come up with one hundred idiotic plans and execute them. Ninety nine naturally fail. One of them succeeds through sheer luck and believes they are a genius. - paraphrased from Ian M. Banks
“I’m now considering Diarrhea Driven Development: shit out as much as fast as you can and make it as viral and sticky as possible” - HN comment
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
“Don’t be prideful with any excellence that is not your own” - Epictetus
One of the risks of being quiet is that other people can fill your silence with their own interpretation: You’re bored. You’re depressed. You’re shy. You’re stuck up. You’re judgmental. When others can’t read us, they write their own story—not always one we choose or that’s true to who we are.
The question of whether computers can think is like the question of whether submarines can swim.
don’t fight stupid; make more awesome
“Don’t be afraid of making mistakes; just be afraid of not learning from them.” - Thomas Edison