Claude Shannon Quotes and Sayings  Page 1

“We know the past but cannot control it. We control the future but cannot know it.”
 Claude Shannon 
“I visualize a time when we will be to robots what dogs are to humans. And I am rooting for the machines.”
 Claude Shannon 
“My greatest concern was what to call it. I thought of calling it â€˜informationâ€™, but the word was overly used, so I decided to call it â€˜uncertaintyâ€™. When I discussed it with John von Neumann, he had a better idea. Von Neumann told me, â€œYou should call it entropy, for two reasons. In the first place your uncertainty function has been used in statistical mechanics under that name, so it already has a name. In the second place, and more important, nobody knows what entropy really is, so in a debate you will always have the advantage.â€”
 Claude Shannon 
“Use the word 'cybernetics', Norbert, because nobody knows what it means. This will always put you at an advantage in arguments.”
 Claude Shannon 
“Information is the #resolution of uncertainty.”
 Claude Shannon
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