Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.
Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
Arthur C. Clarke
If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.
In computing, turning the obvious into the useful is a living definition of the word "frustration".
The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.
I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the very end of 1978 for half of my annual income. I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
The power of the computer is starting to spread.
When I write software, I know that it will fail, either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint.
Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else's patent.
Miguel de Icaza
People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.
Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc, which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984.
Gee, I am a complete Luddite when it comes to computers, I can barely log on!
I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work, and I didn't stop until she got home.
No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.
Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers, while I believe in myself.
If you could utilize the resources of the end users' computers, you could do things much more efficiently.
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.
The only legitimate use of a computer is to play games.
Even when I work with computers, with high technology, I always try to put in the touch of the hand.
I wouldn't know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it.
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build.
Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don't realize are computers at all.
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually 'Nothing; you're screwed'.
We're entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.
The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money... But we are not going to buy Yahoo!
I'm too old-fashioned to use a computer. I'm too old-fashioned to use a quill.
Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
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.
Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.
We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.
What do we want our kids to do? Sweep up around Japanese computers?
Walter F. Mondale
I got interested in computers and how they could be enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.
I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains.
It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.
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