Books have always been digital, not analog. Even when made of paper & ink, they are sequences of discrete symbols. That is all.
— James Gleick (@JamesGleick) June 7, 2011
Quite often in science we get a bit ahead of ourselves and begin theorizing wildly, which can very often be an excellent thought experiment in and of itself. But without some data to give proof to our theorems, we can be easily sidedtracked. Never have I read a statement so poetically phrased to admonish against it as I have recently: