Quotes from Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman

November 1, 2007 at 10:26 am Leave a comment

Surely you’re Joking Mr. Feynman is a great book about a very smart guy who had some very interesting adventures. A couple of quotes I enjoyed.

In seeming contrast to, The Wisdom of Crowds, ” And that would be very “accurate” because you averaged so many people. But it’s no way to find anything out; when you have a very wide range of people who contribute without looking carefully at it, you don’t improve your knowledge of the situation by averaging. ” Copied text from here.

“Of course you only live one life and you make all your mistakes and learn what not to do and that’s the end of you.”


Entry filed under: feed my pet brain.

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