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I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
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
What do we want our kids to do? Sweep up around Japanese computers?
Walter F. Mondale
Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.
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.
Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.
There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!
Richard P. Feynman
Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time.
J. G. Ballard
Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations... They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them 'operators' or 'programmers.'
You have riches and freedom here but I feel no sense of faith or direction. You have so many computers, why don't you use them in the search for love?
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.
Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.
Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.
Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.
I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
I'm projecting somewhere between 100 million and 200 million computers on the Net by the end of December 2000, and about 300 million users by that same time.
Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers, telephones and television sets. They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an astronaut, sent up as assistant to a series of computers, found that he worked more accurately and more intelligently than they. Inside the capsule, man is still in charge.
Obviously, our children, who have been playing with their computers since the age of five or six, don't have quite the same brain as those who were brought up on wooden or metal toys, whose brains are certainly atrophied by comparison.
You can involve yourself in electronics, computers, puzzles... there's a lot of creativity and brain working. There's a lot to model trains that people don't realize.
Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead.
Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.
People don't understand computers. Computers are magical boxes that do things. People believe what computers tell them.
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 use computers for email, staying current with my own website as well as finding important information through other websites. I also use it for creating MP3 files of new music I'm working on.
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