thinking machines

AI is about making machines more fathomable and more under the control of human beings,
not less. Conventional technology has indeed been making our environment more complex and
more incomprehensible, and if it continues as it is doing now the only conceivable outcome is
disaster. ― Donald Michie
Machines will be capable, within twenty years, of doing any work that a man can do.
― Herbert Simon
Artificial intelligence is the mimicking of human thought and cognitive processes
to solve complex problems. ― Richard Stottler
AI has never been a monolithic science; by the mid-1970s, the diverging interests of
its pioneers were giving birth to recognizable specialties. ― Daniel Crevier
Artificial Intelligence: the art of making computers that behave like the ones in
movies. ― Bill Bulko
Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then,
anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a
flower.― Alan Kay
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal
computers will do so by about 2020. ― Ray Kurzweil
By 2100, our destiny is to become like the gods we once worshipped and feared. But
our tools will not be magic wands and potions but the science of computers,
nanotechnology, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and most of all, the quantum
theory. ― Michio Kaku