Jeff Hawkins quotes

  • We are our brains. My brain is talking to your brain; our bodies are hanging along for the ride.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Talking #Brain #Body

  • Whatever the difference between brilliant and average brains, we are all creative. And through practice and study we can enhance our skills and talents.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Practice #Skills #Differences

  • In grade school I was taught that the United States is a melting pot. People from all over the world come here for freedom and to pursue a better life. They arrive with next to nothing, work incredibly hard, learn a new language and new customs, and in a generation they become an integral part of our amazing nation.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #School #People #United States

  • If you look at the history of big obstacles in understanding our world, there's usually an intuitive assumption underlying them that's wrong.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Our World #Understanding #Looks

  • The key to artificial intelligence has always been the representation.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Keys #Artificial Intelligence #Representation

  • And, you know, the fact is, if you believe in evolution, we all have a common ancestor, and we all have a common ancestry with the plant in the lobby. This is what evolution tells us. And, it's true. It's kind of unbelievable.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Believe #Facts #Ancestry

  • It is the ability to make predictions about the future that is the crux of intelligence.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Predictions #Crux #Ability

  • You know what, we don't know diddley squat about brains and no one has a clue how these things work, so don't believe what anyone tells you.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Believe #Brain #Clue

  • I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Two #Design #Brain

  • Adding hardware to any computer is hard. The reality is, you're sticking in disks, trying to run installers. We do a very sophisticated installation and de-install but it's invisible to the user and happens almost instantaneously.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Running #Reality #Trying

  • Complexity is not a cause of confusion. It is a result of it.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Confusion #Causes #Results

  • Prediction is not just one of the things your brain does. It is the primary function of the neo-cortex, and the foundation of intelligence.
    -- Jeff Hawkins

    #Brain #Foundation #Doe