Friday, February 01, 2008

Reasons Not to Trust Experts

Following a link from Andart I came across this futurism blog Accelerating the Future. This is very different than the retro futurism of Paleo-Future. Here is a long list of quotes illustrating Clarke's 3 Laws of technology especially the first law:
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.

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