Mathematics is the only good metaphysics.
Interview with P. A. M. Dirac By Thomas S. Kuhn and Eugene Paul Wigner At Wigner’s home, Princeton, New Jersey April 1, l962
About Dirac I always recomend this wonderful book from Graham Farmelo: The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Mystic of the Atom, and alternatively, this conference by the author:
Artificial intelligence is the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men.
See this, “Visualizing Algorithms”:
This is what I do for a living in a limited domain and context (mapping and navigation, robopsychology). More people need to know how and why to do it, it’s interesting, and it’s beautiful on several levels.
Absolutely amazing, thank you very much Mark!