‘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
‘There’s nothing wrong with technology. It’s when technology is the story and not the artist, that’s the problem.’
– Billy Corgan
‘It’s only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.’
– Clive James
‘We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.’
― Roy Amara
‘A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention, with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila.’
– Mitch Ratcliffe
‘Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.’
– Roger Ebert
‘I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image.’
– Stephen Hawking
It’s been my policy to view the Internet not as an ‘information highway,’ but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.
– Mike Royko
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.
– Emo Philips
The future masters of technology will have to be light-hearted and intelligent. The machine easily masters the grim and dumb.
– Marshall McLuhan