Technology Quotes

Technology Quotes

Richard Dawkings \We are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes."
David Brower All technology should be assumed guilty until proven innocent.
Arthur C. Clarke At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved - if it can be achieved at all - within the next few hundred years.
Alice Kahn For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.
Orrin Hatch Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
Albert Einstein Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
B. F. Skinner The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
Zalman Stern Distributed file systems are a cruel hoax.
Peter Drucker The computer is a moron.
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.
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?
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.
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.
William Gibson Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
Aldous Huxley Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
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.
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.
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.
Weisert As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Albert Einstein It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.

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