Technology Quotes

Technology Quotes

Mitchell Kapor Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
Alice Kahn For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.
Weisert As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
Albert Einstein It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
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 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.
Fred Allen [Television is] the triumph of machine over people.
R. Buckminster Fuller I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Theodor Herzl [The body is] a marvelous machine...a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
William Gibson Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
Richard Dawkings Personally I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world [chess] championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
B. F. Skinner The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
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.
Albert Einstein Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Max Frisch Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
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.
Elbert Hubbard One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Richard Dawkings \We are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes."

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