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In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
You affect the world by what you browse.
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Frank Lloyd Wright
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
John Stuart Mill
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
Alfred North Whitehead
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.
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
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
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.
I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
John F. Kennedy
The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
Pope Paul VI
What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
Arnold H. Glasow
A satellite has no conscience.
Edward R. Murrow
I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
The research rat of the future allows experimentation without manipulation of the real world. This is the cutting edge of modeling technology.
The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.
The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.
The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it.
John Perry Barlow
I have an almost religious zeal... not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature, linking up.
I don't mind if somebody texts me but I'm not a big texter, the things are too small. I don't mind if they text, '7 o'clock,' that's fine, that's logistics but, 'What's up?' Get real! Pick up a phone!
Leonardo da Vinci
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