Man is going to be displaced altogether as a specialist by the computer. Man himself is being forced to reestablish, employ, and enjoy his innate “comprehensivlty.”
The Electric Warrior
The first thing any government tries to do is to monopolize violence. Its soldiers and police are the only ones legally permitted to exert violence. If robots make such decisions autonomously, they had better be super-smart.
The impetus that makes you fly is our great human possession. Everybody has it. It is the feeling of being linked with the roots of power. It’s damned dangerous!
The US retains its high-technology lead but has lost the capability to design and manufacture hardware. The canopy-economy executives see the world as their market.
Language is a trick that allows the mind to question itself. A magic mirror that reveals to the mind what the mind thinks.
We are entering a globalized, harshly competitive environment. We must learn to develop ourselves.
Talking is the most extraordinary kind of human behavior.Thoughts are downloaded into a symbolic notation and are reconstructed in the brain of the listener.
The booms were fueled by valid insight about the Internet, but when transformations did not occur in unrealistic time frames, more than two trillion dollars of market capitalization vanished.
There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time.