- When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
- The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
- Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Iterations on Environment, Memory, and Consciousness in an Age of Accelerated Human Information Interaction
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Technology as Magic
This Daily Show piece reminds me of Arthur C. Clarke's three "laws" of prediction (namely #3):
Labels: Arthur C. Clarke, Daily Show, magic, technology
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