George Dyson Quotes


I was a rebellious adolescent. It was the '60s. Everyone was rebellious. I hated high school.

If you spend time alone in the wilderness you get very attuned to living things.

Alan Turing gave us a mathematical model of digital computing that has completely withstood the test of time. He gave us a very very clear description that was truly prophetic.

Digital organisms while not necessarily any more alive than a phone book are strings of code that replicate and evolve over time. Digital codes are strings of binary digits - bits.

We could construct a machine that is more intelligent than we can understand. It's possible Google is that kind of thing already. It scales so fast.

The unlimited replication of information is generally a public good.