Hank Green

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8 Quotations from Hank Green

AI n. 2020 H. Green A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor 177 All of your emails will be read by Altus security, and they are not joking around. Hidden characters, they look for them. Images, not allowed at all. Codes embedded in your email, not possible because of the character limit, but analyzed by a code-detecting AI nonetheless. If you sign this contract, you agree to that.
artificial intelligence n. 2020 H. Green A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor 281 ‘So what are our other assets?’ Robin asked. ‘Miranda is in Val Verde right now, though it’s not easy to talk to her,’ I said. ‘Maybe we can count on her for something at some point.’ April added, ‘And we have an artificial intelligence that can inhabit a monkey. That has to count for something.’
dystopian adj. 2020 H. Green A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor 325 Aside from the frustrating needs of the body, you could live your entire life there. Your home, your work, your learning, your life could be in the Space. The only thing it didn’t have...and I wasn’t sure if this was good (because it meant people would have to leave) or deeply dystopian (because I’m not sure if they would) was social interaction.
extraterrestrial adj. 2020 H. Green A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor 12 It seems unlikely that my best friend becoming an international superstar for being the discoverer and chief human advocate for an extraterrestrial life-form isn’t the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to me.
first contact n. 2018 H. Green An Absolutely Remarkable Thing v. 57 Look, I don’t know you but I feel like I have a responsibility here since I’m potentially breaking this news to you. There is a very real chance that you made First Contact. In case you aren’t a nerd, I’m saying that you were the first human to discover extraterrestrial technology... possibly extraterrestrial life. So... congratulations?
planet-wide adj. 2020 H. Green A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor 441 We knew it was there, but whatever systems Carl used to turn our biosphere into a planetwide computer were too elegant for us to even perceive. You’d almost think it wasn’t there, which I guess is the point.
solar system n. 2020 H. Green A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor235 I do not exist to save humans, I exist to save humanity. Your cruelties and mistakes may look damning to you, but that is not what I see. Every human conversation is more elegant and complex than the entire solar system that contains it.
space alien n. 2018 H. Green An Absolutely Remarkable Thing xiii. 114 ‘Maya, a lot has happened. Um...’ This was not easy. ‘Carl is very probably from outer space and Andy and I have—’ ‘Carl is WHAT?’ ‘Probably from outer space. Like, a not-of-this-earth, “E.T. phone home” space alien.’