A set of Abalone marbles thrown on an Abalone board:
no past, but many possible futures…
“Quiescence is only a self-contained movement,
often more uncanny than movement itself.”
(WHAT IS A THING?, Winter 1935-1936,
A. Various Ways of Questioning About the Thing,
10. The Historicity (Geschichtlichkeit) of the Definition of the Thing)
[translated by W.B. Barton, Jr. and Vera Deutsch]
Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (1889-1976)
Who starts? With which colour? The choice is yours!
Stephen Hawking, 75th birthday public symposium at Lady Mitchell Hall, Cambridge, UK (July 2, 2017).
“The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race. It would take off on its own, and re-design itself at an ever increasing rate… Humans, who are limited by slow biological evolution, couldn’t compete, and would be superseded.”
(BBC interview, December 2014)
Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist (1942-2018)