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Alan Kay Quotes

"It [the computer] is a medium that can dynamically simulate the details of any other medium, including media that cannot exist physically. It is not a tool, although it can act like many tools."

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
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"The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited."
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"The computer is the first metamedium, and as such it has degrees of freedom for representation and expression never before encountered and as yet barely investigated."
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"It (the computer) is a medium that can dynamically simulate the details of any other medium, including media that cannot exist physically. It is not a tool, although it can act like many tools."

"Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower."

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