If you invent a breakthrough in artificial intelligence, so
machines can learn, that is worth 10 Microsofts.
Bill Gates, 1 March 2004 (NYT)
There are no generalities; there are only...situations.
Stuart M. Kaminsky (paraphrased, Inspector Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov series)
While no one is born a computer scientist, becoming a computer scientist isn't as scary as it sounds. With hard work and a little math and science, anyone can do it.
President Barack Obama, 8 December 2014 (ABC News)
I think that [AI] technology will ultimately be one of the greatest
forces for good in mankind's history simply because it makes people
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt 16 March 2015 (WaPo)
You can only reason if you have goals, plans, ways of attaining them, a comprehension of the beliefs that others may have, and a knowledge of past experiences to reason from. A point of view helps too.
Roger Schank (from They are not doing "cognitive computing" no matter how many times they say they are, 2016 August)