Warren Weaver Quotes (6 quotes)
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
Source: EWD 1305: Answers to questions from students of Software Engineering
“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Born: July 17, 1894
Died: November 24, 1978 (aged 84)
Occupation: Scientist, mathematician
Bio: Warren Weaver, PhD was an American scientist, mathematician, and science administrator. He is widely recognized as one of the pioneers of machine translation, and as an important figure in creating support for science in the United States.
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