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)
The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race.
Stephen Hawking, 2 December 2014 (BBC News)
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)