Quotes on Computers

Technology: the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
~ Max Frisch
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The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity.'
~ Clifford Stoll
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User, n. The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot."
~ Dave Barry
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I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
~ Thomas Watson,
Chairman of IBM, in 1943
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User, n. The word computer professionals use when they mean 'idiot'.
~ Dave Barry
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If you don't know how to do something, you don't know how to do it with a computer.
~ Author Unknown
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Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.
~ Kent Conrad
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Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.
~ Nicholas Negroponte
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Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
~ Isaac Asimov
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I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
~ Isaac Asimov
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Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
~ Joseph Campbell
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Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
~ Edsger Wybe Dijkstra
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The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual.
~ Earl Warren
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The best computer is a man, and it's the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.
~ Wernher Magnus Maximilian
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Man is a slow, sloppy, and brilliant thinker; computers are fast, accurate, and stupid.
~ John Pfeiffer
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That's the thing about people who think they hate computers. What they really hate is lousy programmers.
~ Larry Niven
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Computers don't kill books; people do.
~ Douglas Rushkoff
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Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in this world that just don't add up.
~ Evan Esar
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Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
~ Pablo Picasso
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The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.
~ Bill Gates
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Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid; humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination.
~ Albert Einstein
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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.
~ Andy Rooney
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Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.
~ Author Unknown
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After growing wildly for years, the field of computing appears to be reaching its infancy.
~ John Pierce
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Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
~ Clifford Stoll
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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
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