Technology Quotes

Technology Quotes

William Gibson Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
Max Frisch Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
Bill Gates The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
B. F. Skinner The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
Donald Trump A friend called me up the other day and talked about investing in a dot-com that sells lobsters. Internet lobsters. Where will this end? The next day he sent me a huge package of lobsters on ice. How low can you stoop?
Quentin Crisp Nothing in our culture, not even home computers, is more overrated than the epidermal felicity of two featherless bipeds in desperate congress.
Albert Einstein After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest scientists are always artists as well.
Bruce Sterling I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away. What I thought was fifty years away, was only ten years away. And what I thought was ten years away... it was already here. I just wasn't aware of it yet.
Albert Einstein Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
S. E. Lindsay Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind.
Edward Shepherd Mead Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.
Alan Kay The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
Zalman Stern Distributed file systems are a cruel hoax.
Richard Dawkings Personally I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world [chess] championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
Theodor Herzl [The body is] a marvelous machine...a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Wernher von Braun Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
Albert Einstein It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
Mitchell Kapor Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
John F. Kennedy The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
Albert Einstein Concern for man himself and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavor. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
Marie Curie I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.
Orrin Hatch Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
Freeman Dyson Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.
Elbert Hubbard One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
O.G. Sutton A technique succeeds in mathematical physics, not by a clever trick, or a happy accident, but because it expresses some aspect of a physical truth.

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