Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.
I have stumbled upon this typographical portrait of Albert Einstein, arguably the most famous physicist in history, something largely deserve for being one of the main fathers of the physics of the twentieth century, which is the same as saying, the father of all technological society we enjoy today.
Notice: the phrase “A picture is worth a thousand words" is apocryphal, this origin seems to me more reliable.
One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.
Marie Curie (passed away exactly eighty years ago)
Artificial intelligence is the science of making machines do things that would require intelligence if done by men.
There is little chance that aliens from two societies anywhere in the Galaxy will be culturally close enough to really ‘get along.’ This is something to ponder as you watch the famous cantina scene in Star Wars. … Does this make sense, given the overwhelmingly likely situation that galactic civilizations differ in their level of evolutionary development by thousands or millions of years? Would you share drinks with a trilobite, an ourang-outang, or a saber-toothed tiger? Or would you just arrange to have a few specimens stuffed and carted off to the local museum?