” It From Bit “

It from bit.
~ Wheeler ~


I think therefore I am.
~ Descartes ~


Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.
~ Sagan ~


The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
~ Da Vinci ~


All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered.
~ Galilei ~


If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
~ Einstein ~


Simple can be harder than complex, you have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.
~ Jobs ~


One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
~ Tesla ~


There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.
~ Aristotle ~


You’re only given a little spark of madness – don’t ever lose that.
~ Williams ~


The task is to think what nobody has yet thought, about that which everybody sees.
~ Schrödinger ~


We spend much of our lives seeing without observing.
~ Warhol ~


We do not so much look at things as overlook them.
~ Watts ~


The problem with experts is that they do not know what they do not know.
~ Taleb ~


You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatsoever about the bird.
~ Feynman ~


What is called for is an exquisite balance between two conflicting needs, the most skeptical scrutiny of all hypotheses that are served up to us and at the same time a great openness to new ideas.
~ Sagan ~


We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
~ Newton ~


Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.
~ Watts ~


The question is just as important as the answer.
~ Rose ~


No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.
~ Einstein ~


To change something, build a new model.
~ Fuller ~


The natural history of a new idea.
~ Kelly ~


How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
~ Frank ~


You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.
~ Leary ~


Forgetting used to be a failing, a waste, a sign of senility. Now it takes effort. It may be as important as remembering.
~ Gleick ~


We are shaped by our thoughts.
~ Buddha ~


All religions, arts, and sciences are branches of the same tree.
~ Einstein ~


It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree.
~ Musk ~


An enabler of information technology.
~ Dyson ~


Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
~ Feynman ~


When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
~ Muir ~


Nature is pretty good at networks.
~ Negroponte ~


Darwin has interested us in the history of natures technology.
~ Marx ~


Just connect.
~ Berners Lee ~


And then.
~ Moore ~


Software is e/volving the world.
~ Andreessen ~


It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
~ Einstein ~


How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
~ Bohr ~


The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory but progress.
~ Popper ~


Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
~ Ghandi ~


Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
~ Curie ~


There is no darkness but ignorance.
~ Shakespeare ~


All we are saying is give peace a chance.
~ Lennon ~


Have a dream.
~ King ~


Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
~ Curie ~


A huge gap exists between what we know is possible and what we have so far been able to finish.
~ Knuth ~


One of the most gratifying results of intellectual evolution is the continuous opening up of new and greater prospects.
~ Tesla ~


It’s not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change.
~ Darwin ~


The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
~ Watts ~


Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
~ Einstein ~


Don’t fight forces, use them.
~ Fuller ~


Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
~ Feynman ~


The powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.
~ Whitman ~


While we teach, we learn.
~ Seneca ~


Improving our understanding increases our knowledge and enables us to deliver that knowledge to others.
~ Locke ~


It’s very simple.
~ Glass ~


What it is, is up to us.
~ Rheingold ~


We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.
~ Turing ~


If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
~ Newton ~


We are called to be architects of the future.
~ Fuller ~


There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
~ McLuhan ~


Our duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.
~ Tesla ~


She who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
~ Nietzsche ~


Look for what needs to be done. After all, that’s how the universe designs itself.
~ Fuller ~


We are all affecting the world in every moment.
~ Dass ~


The universe is change.
~ Aurelius ~


Be the change you wish to see.
~ Gandhi ~


We are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.
~ Watts ~


There is no whole system without an interconnection of its parts and there is no whole system without its environment.
~ Varela ~


We are part of this universe, we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us.
~ Tyson ~


The medium is the message.
~ McLuhan ~


The universe originates and exists only by virtue of – consciousness.
~ Planck ~


Consciousness is absolutely fundamental.
~ Schrödinger ~


Fundamental interactions.
~ Lemons ~


The mother of civilizations.
~ Dyson ~


Look at it and see what it’s doing, that’s what counts.
~ Feynman ~


Consciousness gives rise to information and information gives rise to physics.
~ Wheeler ~


History is the story of information becoming aware of itself.
~ Gleick ~


The proof-of-work speaks for itself.
~ Nakamoto ~


Information is the resolution of information.
~ Shannon ~


We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.
~ Tyson ~


Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
~ Einstein ~


We are travelers on a cosmic journey, stardust, swirling.
~ Chopra ~


A way for the universe to know itself.
~ Sagan ~


I think therefore I am.
~ Descartes ~


It from bit.
~ Wheeler ~


The wheel has come full circle.
~ Shakespeare ~


You might not be ready for this yet but your kids are gonna love it.
~ McFly ~