Technology Quotes

Technology Quotes

Weisert As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.
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.
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.
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.
David Brower All technology should be assumed guilty until proven innocent.
Alice Kahn For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.
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.
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.
Zalman Stern Distributed file systems are a cruel hoax.
Mitchell Kapor Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
William Gibson Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
Richard Dawkings \We are survival machines - robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes."
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.
Orrin Hatch Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
Max Frisch Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.
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.
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 Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Peter Drucker The computer is a moron.
Fred Allen [Television is] the triumph of machine over people.
Theodor Herzl [The body is] a marvelous machine...a chemical laboratory, a power-house. Every movement, voluntary or involuntary, full of secrets and marvels!
Edward Shepherd Mead Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.
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?
Frank Lloyd Wright Television: chewing gum for the eyes.

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