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Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
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
The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster.
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.
We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.
Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
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
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.
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.
We need a data network that can easily carry voice, instead of what we have today, a voice network struggling to carry data.
I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
Michael K. Powell
The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it.
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.
The research rat of the future allows experimentation without manipulation of the real world. This is the cutting edge of modeling technology.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
I'm sorry, it's true. Having children really changes your view on these things. We're born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It's been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much - if at all.
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