Benford's Corollary to Clarke's Law:
"Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced."
Geoff Cohen's blog on social software, human interfaces, online games, biological models of computing, intellectual property, and the future of software.
"But will she come in time? Oh yes just in time; whenever she comes is just in time; when we have despaired for the thousandth midnight of any such a one ever coming from anywhere, she will arrive, in a tearing hurry, breaking into or out of the last spheres of air, fire, water, earth as though throwing open the successive doors of a long corridor, down which she rushes, her hair streaming and her brow knit, her hand already beside her mouth to call into the ear of our souls Wake up."- John Crowley, Love and Sleep