A bit of wisdom

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A bit of wisdom

Stephen, one of our HiFi Family members, sent the following to me after reading yesterday's post about Artificial Intelligence.

"May I call your attention to a set of rules Douglas Adams came up with to describe our reactions to technologies:

1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.

2. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.

3. Anything that’s invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things.

From ’The Salmon of Doubt’, Pan Macmillan, London, 2002 pp 95.

Old dogs…"

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