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The research rat of the future allows experimentation without manipulation of the real world. This is the cutting edge of modeling technology.
You affect the world by what you browse.
Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization.
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
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.
The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity.
Tweeting is like sending out cool telegrams to your friends once a week.
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
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.
What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions.
Arnold H. Glasow
I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
Alfred North Whitehead
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.
It's impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information.
A satellite has no conscience.
Edward R. Murrow
The telephone is a 100-year-old technology. It's time for a change. Charging for phone calls is something you did last century.
Doing linear scans over an associative array is like trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
We will create a civilization of the Mind in Cyberspace. May it be more humane and fair than the world your governments have made before.
John Perry Barlow
I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
E. F. Schumacher
Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
Jesse James Garrett
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!
What's sort of interesting about the whole public relations disaster that is the Net, in some ways, is that the fundamentals are really good.
The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
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