I used to wonder why the digital revolution seemed so stupid until I realized it wasn’t a revolution, was a social meme.
I think Kurzweil is an idiot, but the power and money of the computer-intelligentsia follow him like lemmings.
"Systems Theory is not about systems per se, it's about systems that are composed of systems that feedback with each other. It's the opposite of reductionism and it's becoming increasingly more important as isolated parts
An exhortation to expand your understanding beyond the bounds of reason. Presented at MIT, 2011, at the Memorial to Jerome Lettvin. "Our scientific world view is rooted in the power of governments and corporations. A