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The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.
Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.
It's hardware that makes a machine fast. It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'
Norman Ralph Augustine
Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back.
What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself.
Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually 'Nothing; you're screwed'.
Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else's patent.
Miguel de Icaza
A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
Daniel J. Boorstin
We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.
Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway', but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.
Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done.
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.
Sydney J. Harris
The computer is a moron.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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