Technology Quotes

Technology Quotes

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.
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.
Christopher Zeeman Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.
Weisert As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
Douglas Adams The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armor to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place.
Albert Einstein Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
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.
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.
David Brower All technology should be assumed guilty until proven innocent.
Peter Drucker The computer is a moron.
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.
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?
Elbert Hubbard One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Zalman Stern Distributed file systems are a cruel hoax.
Theodor Herzl [The body is] a marvelous machine...a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Max Frisch Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
Edward Shepherd Mead Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright Television: chewing gum for the eyes.
R. Buckminster Fuller I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
Fred Allen [Television is] the triumph of machine over people.
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.
B. F. Skinner The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.

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