Good quotes about Technology: Some of the best great quotes about Technology

Good quotes about Technology: Some of the best great quotes about Technology

I am a hard-core believer that the clean desktop is the way to go… At the same time, we told OEMs that if they were going to put a bunch of icons on the desktop, then so were we. – Jim Allchin

Microsoft is a bully. Microsoft is trying to hoodwink nontechnical people. – Stewart Alsop

Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal. – Stewart Alsop

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. – Jean Arp

The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it. – John Perry Barlow

One can imagine the government’s problem. This is all pretty magical stuff to them. If I were trying to terminate the operations of a witch coven, I’d probably seize everything in sight. How would I tell the ordinary household brooms from the getaway vehicles? – John Perry Barlow

In Cyberspace, the First Amendment is a local ordinance. – John Perry Barlow

Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you, we cannot obtain order by physical coercion. We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest, and the commonweal, our governance will emerge. – John Perry Barlow

You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions. – John Perry Barlow

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

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds. – John Perry Barlow

Bill Gates is a very rich man today… and do you want to know why? The answer is one word: versions. – Dave Barry

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting. – Dave Barry

Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization. – Ambrose Bierce

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. – Ambrose Bierce

Do you realize if it weren’t for Edison we’d be watching TV by candlelight? – Al Boliska

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge. – Daniel J. Boorstin

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. – Omar N. Bradley

Beware of computer programmers that carry screwdrivers. – Leonard Brandwein

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

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life. – Andrew Brown

Through the magic of motion pictures, someone who’s never left Peoria knows the softness of a Paris spring, the color of a Nile sunset, the sorts of vegetation one will find along the upper Amazon and that Big Ben has not yet gone digital. – Vincent Canby

Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing… you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn’t affect two-thirds of the people of the world. – Jimmy Carter

The Internet is not just one thing, it’s a collection of things – of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language. – Jim Clark

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Arthur C. Clarke

There never was a chip, it is said, that Bill Gates couldn’t slow down with a new batch of features. – James Coates

The internet is a great way to get on the net. – Bob Dole

It may not always be profitable at first for businesses to be online, but it is certainly going to be unprofitable not to be online. – Esther Dyson

Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences. – Freeman Dyson

Encryption…is a powerful defensive weapon for free people. It offers a technical guarantee of privacy, regardless of who is running the government… It’s hard to think of a more powerful, less dangerous tool for liberty. – Esther Dyson

Few influential people involved with the Internet claim that it is a good in and of itself. It is a powerful tool for solving social problems, just as it is a tool for making money, finding lost relatives, receiving medical advice, or, come to that, trading instructions for making bombs. – Esther Dyson

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. – Albert Einstein

Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who’s going to build. – Larry Ellison

The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing. – Douglas Engelbart

I’m struck by the insidious, computer-driven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity. – Brian Eno

The Internet is like a giant jellyfish. You can’t step on it. You can’t go around it. You’ve got to get through it. – John Evans

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. – Richard P. Feynman

Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it. – Max Frisch

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. – R. Buckminster Fuller

I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented. – R. Buckminster Fuller

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. – Dennis Gabor

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. – Bill Gates

It’s impossible to move, to live, to operate at any level without leaving traces, bits, seemingly meaningless fragments of personal information. – William Gibson

Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts. – William Gibson

The ‘Net is a waste of time, and that’s exactly what’s right about it. – William Gibson

Why shouldn’t we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet? – William Gibson

For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms. – William Gibson

Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort. – William Gibson

Time moves in one direction, memory in another. – William Gibson

The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet. – William Gibson

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human. – William Gibson

The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station. – William Gibson

The box was a universe, a poem, frozen on the boundaries of human experience. – William Gibson

I don’t have to write about the future. For most people, the present is enough like the future to be pretty scary. – William Gibson

I’ve had a growing frustration, particularly when I would go out and do book tours and interviews. I got frustrated with people asking me, “How do you know what the future is going to be like?” And I’d always say, “I don’t.” – William Gibson

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions. – Arnold H. Glasow

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. – Graham Greene

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