James Gleick

James Gleick

The quotation-business is booming. No subdivision of the culture seems too narrow to have a quotation book of its own.... It would be an understatement to say that these books lean on one another. To compare them is to stroll through a glorious jungle of incestuous mutual plagiarism.More James Gleick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thinking about language, while thinking _in_ language, leads to puzzles and paradoxes.More James Gleick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything we care about lies somewhere in the middle, where pattern and randomness interlace.More James Gleick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When information is cheap, attention becomes expensive.More James Gleick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Intuition was not just visual but also auditory and kinesthetic. Those who watched Feynman in moments of intense concentration came away with a strong, even disturbing sense of the physicality of the process, as though his brain did not stop with the grey matter but extended through every muscle in his body.More James Gleick quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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