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There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.
Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
Henry David Thoreau
Bill Gates is a very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions.
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
R. Buckminster Fuller
The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.
What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done.
We've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology.
Technology is such a broad kind of term, it really applies to so many things, from the electric light to running cars on oil. All of these different things can be called technology. I have kind of a love-hate relationship with it, as I expect most people do. With the computer, I spend so many hours sitting in front of a computer.
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Omar N. Bradley
Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
Mechanization best serves mediocrity.
Frank Lloyd Wright
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman
For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift.
Wernher von Braun
Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate.
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.
The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
I force people to have coffee with me, just because I don't trust that a friendship can be maintained without any other senses besides a computer or cellphone screen.
Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.
John Perry Barlow
To bring out a new technology for consumers first, you just had a very long road to go down to try to find people who actually would pay money for something.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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