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George Steiner, a certain idea of knowledge

January 8, 2012

Via Scoop.itMore … or less!

“In a sense, I am happy that I don’t understand. Imagine a world where neuro-chemistry could explain Mozart… It is conceivable, and I find it frightening. Machines are already interacting with our brains: computers and humankind are already working together. There may come a day when historians realise that the most important event in the 20th century was not the war or the financial crash, but the evening when Kasparov lost a game against a little metal box.”
Via www.presseurop.eu

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