Stephen Hawking: Most of our history is the history of stupidity
Stephen Hawking is looking up. The man who's offered portentous views of our future has begun, it seems, to see a little light. It could be a laser headed to blow us all up, of course. But for now, let's pretend it isn't. On Wednesday, the celebrated physicist was speaking at Cambridge University's new Leverhulme Center for the Future of Intelligence.