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1Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society.Kent Conrad
2To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer.Paul R. Ehrlich
3The 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.Ted Nelson
4Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window.Steve Wozniak
5The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society.Noam Chomsky
6The Internet is not just one thing, it’s a collection of things – of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language.James H. Clark
7Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.Edsger Dijkstra
8A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.Emo Philips
9Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.Nicholas Negroponte
10The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.Douglas Engelbart
11I think it’s fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we’ve ever created. They’re tools of communication, they’re tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.Bill Gates
12We’re entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.Tim O’Reilly
13Computers are to design as microwaves are to cooking.Milton Glaser
14The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.Sydney J. Harris
15Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.Clifford Stoll
16It’s hardware that makes a machine fast. It’s software that makes a fast machine slow.Craig Bruce
17Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
18When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night.Marissa Mayer
19I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.Isaac Asimov
20The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat.Dave Barry
21It’s been my policy to view the Internet not as an ‘information highway’, but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.Mike Royko
22In short, software is eating the world.Marc Andreessen
23We can do things that we never could before. Stop-motion lets you build tiny little worlds, and computers make that world even more believable.Nick Park
24I 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
25One of the most feared expressions in modern times is ‘The computer is down.’Norman Ralph Augustine
26Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back.Bill Gates
27No one ever said on their deathbed, ‘Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer’.Danielle Berry
28I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’Elayne Boosler
29People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.Adam Osborne
30What we did not imagine was a Web of people, but a Web of documents.Dale Dougherty
31Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.Bob Taft
32Computers 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
33Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.Steve Jobs
34The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.Edsger Dijkstra
35Your computer needn’t be the first thing your see in the morning and the last thing you see at night.Simon Mainwaring
36To err is human – and to blame it on a computer is even more so.Robert Orben
37Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.Doug Larson
38There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.Ken Olsen
39The only legitimate use of a computer is to play games.Eugene Jarvis
40Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.Richard Dawkins
41I 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.Robert Moog
42Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.John F. Kennedy
43The internet is not for sissies.Paul Vixie
44Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.Clifford Stoll
45Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. The iMac is not just the color or translucence or the shape of the shell. The essence of the iMac is to be the finest possible consumer computer in which each element plays together.Steve Jobs
46Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.Isaac Asimov
47The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money… But we are not going to buy Yahoo!Sumner Redstone
48Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful. We’ll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube than exists in the entire world today.Ralph Merkle
49Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.Pablo Picasso
50Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.Joseph Campbell
51Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software.Linus Torvalds
52Man, I don’t want to have nothing to do with computers. I don’t want the government in my business.Erykah Badu
53Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.Jef Raskin
54If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan.Alan Perlis
55I wouldn’t know how to find eBay on the computer if my life depended on it.Marc Jacobs
56Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper. About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer is garbage that no one ever reads.Andy Rooney
57Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading sex manuals without the software.Arthur C. Clarke
58What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people’s problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information.John Warnock
59Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.Seth Lloyd
60What I was proud of was that I used very few parts to build a computer that could actually speak words on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a programming language that could play games. And I did all this myself.Steve Wozniak

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