„An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure
Process information at half speed
Pause, rewind, replay
Warm memory chip
Random sample, hold the one you need
-- Vital Signs (1981)“

—  Neil Peart

Rush Lyrics

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Neil Peart
kanadisch-amerikanischer Texter und Schlagzeuger der Rockba… 1952 - 2020

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Mike Oldfield Foto

„I'm half a crazy man
Waiting for confirmation;
Signs keep are changing
And I need some more information.“

—  Mike Oldfield English musician, multi-instrumentalist 1953

Song lyrics, Discovery (1984)

John Wesley Foto

„Beware you be not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.“

—  John Wesley Christian theologian 1703 - 1791

General sources
Quelle: Letter to Joseph Benson (7 November 1768); published in The Letters of John Wesley (1915) edited by George Eayrs

Thomas Fuller (writer) Foto

„6495. An Ounce of Wit that's bought,
Is worth a Pound that's taught.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

Compare Poor Richard's Almanack (1745) : An ounce of wit that is bought, Is worth a pound that is taught.
Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)

Leonid Kuchma Foto

„An old truth asserts that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.“

—  Leonid Kuchma Second president of Ukraine 1938

Speech at the 49th session of the United Nations General Assembly (excerpts) (1994)

Elbert Hubbard Foto

„If put to the pinch, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness.

(, 1928)“

—  Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915

Quelle: Works of Elbert Hubbard

Joan Crawford Foto

„If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst.“

—  Joan Crawford American actress 1904 - 1977

Interview, New York Times (1964)

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Marshall McLuhan Foto

„Language always preserves a play or figure/ground relation between experience, and perception and its replay in expression.“

—  Marshall McLuhan Canadian educator, philosopher, and scholar-- a professor of English literature, a literary critic, and a communicatio… 1911 - 1980

Quelle: 1980s, Laws of Media: The New Science (with Eric McLuhan) (1988), p. 121

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Vannevar Bush Foto

„Consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort of mechanized private file and library. It needs a name, and to coin one at random, memex will do. A memex is a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.“

—  Vannevar Bush, buch As We May Think

As We May Think (1945)
Kontext: Consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort of mechanized private file and library. It needs a name, and to coin one at random, memex will do. A memex is a device in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.
It consists of a desk, and while it can presumably be operated from a distance, it is primarily the piece of furniture at which he works. On the top are slanting translucent screens, on which material can be projected for convenient reading. There is a keyboard, and sets of buttons and levers. Otherwise it looks like an ordinary desk.

Lois Lowry Foto

„The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.“

—  Lois Lowry, buch The Giver

Variante: The worse part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.
Quelle: The Giver

Seneca the Younger Foto

„Lay hold of today’s task, and you will not need to depend so much upon tomorrow’s. While we are postponing, life speeds by.“

—  Seneca the Younger, buch Epistulae morales

Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius), Letter I: On Saving Time

Nassim Nicholas Taleb Foto

„While in theory randomness is an intrinsic property, in practice, randomness is incomplete information.“

—  Nassim Nicholas Taleb Lebanese-American essayist, scholar, statistician, former trader and risk analyst 1960

Quelle: The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (2007), p. 198

Nayef Al-Rodhan Foto

„There is a physical neurobiological substrate to all human knowledge, including thoughts, memories, perceptions and emotions. To this end, mental states and thought processes are physical.“

—  Nayef Al-Rodhan philosopher, neuroscientist, geostrategist, and author 1959

Quelle: Sustainable History and the Dignity of Man (2009), p.109

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