“You know, we don’t grow most of the food we eat. We wear clothes other people make. We speak a language that other people developed. We use a mathematics that other people evolved… I mean, we’re constantly taking things. It’s a wonderful, ecstatic feeling to create something that puts it back in the pool of human experience and knowledge.
— Steve Jobs”—jrc Software: Genius
“The 22-year-old homemaker has recently finished writing a 200-page novel titled “To Love You Again” entirely on her tiny cellphone screen, using her right thumb to tap the keys and her pinkie to hold the phone steady. She got so carried away last month that she broke a blood vessel on her right little finger.”—Ring! Ring! Ring! In Japan, Novelists Find a New Medium - WSJ.com
“But in the same way as “statistical” search algorithms beat out natural language based IR, I think statistical semantics will beat out formal semantics in quite a few cases.”—Anant Jhingran’s Musings: Semantics