Shortly, the public will be unable to reason or think for themselves. They'll only be able to parrot the information they've been given on the previous night's news.— Zbigniew Brzezinski
Relaxing Information Science quotations
I think people who vibrate at the same frequency, vibrate toward each other. They call it, in science, sympathetic vibrations.
Science, as well as technology, will in the near and in the farther future increasingly turn from problems of intensity, substance, and energy, to problems of structure, organization, information, and control.
Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’
Don't be afraid to be open-minded. Your brain isn't going to fall out.
The antitrust litigation currently in the federal courts in the U.
S. against Monsanto will be the test case in the life sciences, just as the Microsoft case was the test case in the information sciences.
I think young writers should get other degrees first, social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees. What you learn is research skills, a necessity because a lot of writing is about trying to find information.
I am particularly fond of [Emmanuel Mendes da Costa's] Natural History of Fossils because this treatise, more than any other work written in English, records a short episode expressing one of the grand false starts in the history of natural science and nothing can be quite so informative and instructive as a juicy mistake.
A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.
Secrecy in science does not work. Withholding information does more damage to us than to our competitors.
We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.
Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities-that's training or instruction-but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.
The quieter you become, the more you can hear.
Macroeconomics, even with all of our computers and with all of our information - is not an exact science and is incapable of being an exact science.
We need to substitute for the book a device that will make it easy to transmit information without transporting material.
In science it often happens that scientists say, "You know that's a really good argument; my position is mistaken..."
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance.
Being a language, mathematics may be used not only to inform but also, among other things, to seduce.
But what parent can tell when some . . . fragmentary gift of knowledge or wisdom will enrich her children's lives? Or how a small seed of information passed from one generation to another may generate a new science, a new industry-a seed which neither the giver nor the receiver can truly evaluate at the time.
I just want people to know the facts and science and the information... measles is preventable.
Quantum physics tells us that nothing that is observed is unaffected by the observer. That statement, from science, holds an enormous and powerful insight. It means that everyone sees a different truth, because everyone is creating what they see.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology.
.. if all the information of the cosmos flows through our pores at every moment, then our current notion of our human potential is only a glimmer of what it should be.
The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Instead of having to be a member of the Royal Society to do science, the way you had to be in England in the 17th, 18th, centuries today pretty much anybody who wants to do it can, and the information that they need to do it is there.
Science, history and politics are not suited for discussion except by experts.
Others are simply in the position of requiring more information; and, till they have acquired all available information, cannot do anything but accept on authority the opinions of those better qualified.
In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age.
Every day sees humanity more victorious in the struggle with space and time.
Perhaps because of this, many have looked at my practice in terms of science and technology, however, for me it is just as informed by Surrealism and mythology.
Competition is like experimentation in science, a discovery process, and it must rely on the self interest of producers, it must allow them to use their knowledge for their purposes, because nobody else possesses the information
Science is analytical, descriptive, informative.
Man does not live by bread alone, but by science he attempts to do so. Hence the deadliness of all that is purely scientific.
Design is where science and art break even.
It is a custom often practiced by seafaring people to throw a bottle overboard, with a paper, stating the time and place at which it is done. In the absence of other information as to currents, that afforded by these mute little navigators is of great value.
Minds think with ideas, not information No amount of data, bandwidth, or processing power can substitute for inspired thought.
It will be possible, through the detailed determination of amino-acid sequences of hemoglobin molecules and of other molecules too, to obtain much information about the course of the evolutionary process, and to illuminate the question of the origin of species.
Science is the best idea humans have ever had. The more people who embrace that idea, the better.
It ended up being a great quarter across the country.
The national trend was more on the IT (information technology) side of things. When you look at Southern California and San Diego specifically, it's driven largely by the life sciences and biotech side of things.
I think science has enjoyed an extraordinary success because it has such a limited and narrow realm in which to focus its efforts. Namely, the physical universe.
When the masses become better informed about science, they will feel less need for help form supernatural Higher Powers. The need for religion will end when man becomes sensible enough to govern himself.
All science is either physics or stamp collecting.
If present trends continue, our country may soon find itself far behind many other nations in both science and technology nations where, if you inform strangers that you are a mathematician, they respond with admiration and not by telling you how much they hated math in school, and how they sure could use you to balance their checkbooks.
Evolution is an inference from thousands of independent sources, the only conceptual structure that can make unified sense of all this disparate information.
The Christian church has a long history of gradually absorbing scientific perspectives and new discoveries. It seems to me that, in fact, that has been one of the strengths of Christianity - it has ultimately had great flexibility in absorbing new information about the world that we get from science.
Things get done only if the data we gather can inform and inspire those in a position to make a difference.
It is chiefly upon the lay citizen, informed about science but not its practitioner, that the country must depend in determining the use to which science is put, in resolving the many public policy questions that scientific discoveries constantly force upon us.