Nathan Bransford wrote:The problem with models that predict the future is that none of them are able to predict the Spanish Inquisition.
Ink wrote:The Answer is in Monty Python.
All answers are in Monty Python...
"No one expects the Spanish Inquisition..."
(You could also watch Sliding Doors, which references the quotation. It is much good and full of good lines about writing - "Finished the book? Of course I haven't finished the book. I'm a writer."
"The problem with models that predict the future is that none of them are able to predict the Spanish Inquisition.”
“Although what I'd really love is a machine that predicted my behavior. I could ask it: Okay, what am I doing tonight? When it answered, I'd go do something else. Then I'd come back to the machine and go: You got it wrong. Again. In your face, sucker.
That would be fun. I could probably do that for hours.”
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