Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 1

A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 1

I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0

Machines take me by surprise with great frequency. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0

No, I'm not interested in developing a powerful brain. All I'm after is just a mediocre brain, something like the President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0

Science is a differential equation. Religion is a boundary condition. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0

We are not interested in the fact that the brain has the consistency of cold porridge. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0

We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done. Alan Turing English Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0

In the time of Galileo it was argued that the texts, 'And the sun stood still ... and hasted not to go down about a whole day' (Joshua x. 13) and 'He laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not move at any time' (Psalm cv. 5) were an adequate refutation of the Copernican theory. Alan Turing British Mathematician More Alan Turing Quotes 0