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Artificial Life & Intelligence
Engrave this Quote I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
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-Stephen Hawking
Gambling (Gaming)
Engrave this Quote All the evidence shows that God was actually quite a gambler, and the universe is a great casino, where dice are thrown, and roulette wheels spin on every occasion. Over a large number of bets, the odds even out and we can makepredictions; that's why casino owners are so rich. But over a very small number of rolls of the dice, the uncertainty principle is very important.
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-Stephen Hawking
Intelligence
Engrave this Quote It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.
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-Stephen Hawking
Persistence
Engrave this Quote It matters if you just don't give up.
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-Stephen Hawking
Science
Engrave this Quote There could be whole antiworlds and antipeople made out of antiparticles. However, if you ever meet your antiself, don't shake hands! You would both vanish in a great flash of light.
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-Stephen Hawking, A Brief History Of Time, Elementary Particles And The Forces Of Nature, 1996
Space
Engrave this Quote To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.
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-Stephen Hawking
Time
Engrave this Quote This required abandoning the idea that there is a universal quantity called time that all clocks measure. Instead, everyone would have his own personal time. The clocks of two people would agree if they were at rest with respect to each other but not if they were moving. This has been confirmed by a number of experiments, including one in which an extremely accurate timepiece was flown around the world and then compared with one that had stayed in place. If you wanted to live longer, you could keep flying to the east so the speed of the plane added to the earth
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-Stephen Hawking
Universe, The
Engrave this Quote The usual approach of science of constructing a mathematical model cannot answer the questions of why there should be a universe for the model to describe. Why does the universe go to all the bother of existing?
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-Stephen Hawking
Engrave this Quote We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
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-Stephen Hawking

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