One of his greatest talents was empathy; no sadist can aspire to perfection without that diagnostic ability.
He claimed that nearby gun thunder cleared the mind - but most everybody else agreed it made you daft.
What we have is a data glut.
Sometimes the biggest disasters aren't noticed at all - no one's around to write horror stories.
Once upon a time I was such a good liar; I could talk the fish right into my mouths.
Sometimes terror and pain are not the best levers; deception, when it works, is the most elegant and the least expensive manipulation of all.
Little fish risking everything for a piece of godhood...and not knowing heaven from hell, even when they find it.
We’re long on high principles and short on simple human understanding.
Note that I am not proposing that AI research be ignored or less funded.
The illusion of self-awareness. Happy automatons, running on trivial programs. I'll bet you never guess. From the inside, how can you?
All evil and good is petty before Nature. Personally, we take comfort from this, that there is a universe to admire that cannot be twisted to villainy or good, but which simply is.
Peregrine Wickwrackscar was flying. A pilgrim with legends that went back almost a thousand years-and not one of them could come near to this!
It was not called the Net of a Million Lies for nothing.
Well, what do you know," Pham said. "Butterflies in jackboots.
Effective translation of natural languages comes awfully close to requiring a sentient translator program.
All his life he had lived by the law. Often his job had been to stop acts of revenge....And now revenge was all that life had left for him.
The heart of manipulation is to empathize without being touched.
I have come to kill you."The death's heads shrugged. "You have come to try.
If there be only hours, at least learn what there is time to learn.
He was guided by what he saw rather than by what he wanted to believe.
Politics may come and go, but Greed goes on forever.
But every time our ability to access information and to communicate it to others is improved, in some sense we have achieved an increase over natural intelligence.
I am suggesting that we recognize that in network and interface research there is something as profound (and potential wild) as Artificial Intelligence.
IA is something that is proceeding very naturally, in most cases not even recognized by its developers for what it is.
The physical extinction of the human race is one possibility.
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