Ira Carmen

Ira Carmen

You know who has tenure? The pope has tenure. The Queen of England has tenure. So does Fidel and the communists - because they represent the people, of course (scoff). Federal judges have tenure as well - no federal judge has ever successfully been removed. And then there's the college professors. Me. How do you like that?More Ira Carmen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Computers will be the death of us all.More Ira Carmen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It took a course from me for the Democratic leadership to realize we have an electoral college. 'But we got the popular vote!' Well you can take the MTA from Dorchester to Brookline. That's how far it'll get you.More Ira Carmen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I began a conversation with the heads of our esteemed department of political science, and instantly I concluded, 'Hopelessly incompetent!More Ira Carmen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Chess computers do not sweat during time pressure and commit costly blunders. Furthermore, the strength of these programs (over and above their faultless recall processes) lies in their capacity to make relatively superficial tactical decisions with incredible speed. Positional values, long-range strategy, aesthetic judgment, and political astuteness remain staples of human performance, man vs. machine results in the foreseeable future to the contrary not withstanding.More Ira Carmen quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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