Stanislaw Ulam

Stanislaw Ulam

Thinking very hard about the same problem for several hours can produce a severe fatigue, close to a breakdown. I never really experienced a breakdown, but have felt "strange inside" two or three times during my life.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which skill plays a role. It is like hidden parameters in physics, this ability that does not surface and that I like to call "habitual luck".More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One conversation centered on the ever accelerating progress of technology and changes in the mode of human life, which gives the appearance of approaching some essential singularity in the history of the race beyond which human affairs, as we know them, could not continue.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What exactly is mathematics? Many have tried but nobody has really succeeded in defining mathematics; it is always something else.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not so much whether a theorem is useful that matters, but how elegant it is.More Stanislaw Ulam quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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