Kutipan (Quote) - Technology (1)

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

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

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

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
Gertrude Stein

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

People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
Alan Kay

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

Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
Mitchell Kapor

The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life.
John F. Kennedy

All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
Carl Sagan

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

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

Men have become the tools of their tools.
Henry David Thoreau

The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.
Thomas Sowell

The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.
Oscar Wilde

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

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley

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

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

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Elbert Hubbard

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
B. F. Skinner

Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them.
Alfred North Whitehead

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

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men.
Theodor Adorno

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Frank Lloyd Wright

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.
Andy Rooney

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
Fred Allen

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

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

Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems.
Linus Torvalds

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
Larry Wall

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

Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
Jesse James Garrett

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
John Stuart Mill

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

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

Technology has to be invented or adopted.
Jared Diamond

Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen.
Larry Niven

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it.
Linus Torvalds

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