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Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Anonymous

Asking if computers can think is like asking if submarines can swim.
Anonymous

If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.
Anonymous

There's an app for that.
Apple Incorporated

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
Isaac Asimov

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 am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer.
Dave Barry

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
Timothy Berners-Lee

Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design.
Timothy Berners-Lee

The one thing computers have done is let us make bigger mistakes. We have to be careful not to depend on our machines.
Michael Bloomberg

Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft ... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
Wernher von Braun

Take Wrigley's Chewing Gum. I don't think the Internet is going to change how people chew gum.
Warren Buffett

Your brain is, indeed, a supreme example of, and is the ultimate, Internet.
Tony Buzan

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The dinosaurs disappeared because they could not adapt to their changing environment. We shall disappear if we cannot adapt to an environment that now contains spaceships, computers and thermonuclear weapons.
Arthur C. Clarke

For many businesses, the Internet is still a technology in search of a strategy.
Mary J. Cronin

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We're fast approaching the point at which there is really no distinction between the .com companies and traditional businesses. The only distinction will be between the winners and losers, and of course, the pace of change at which companies become winners or losers.
Michael Dell

Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Edsger Dijkstra

The computer is a moron.
Peter Drucker

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Bill Gates is the pope of the personal computer industry. He decides who's going to build.
Larry Ellison

The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.
Doug Engelbart

Computers are like bikinis. They save people a lot of guesswork.
Sam Ewing

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I 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

Computers 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.

The essence of a company like Intel is execution and strategy. Intel, looked at in another way, is a three-legged stool. One leg is technology - design and silicon technology - another leg is manufacturing, and the third leg is marketing. Whenever Intel did well it was because the three legs were equal. Whenever one of those legs was shorter than the others, we wobbled.
Andrew Grove

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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

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

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Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
Ray Kurzweil

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Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.
Doug Larson

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What do we want our kids to do? Sweep up around Japanese computers?
Walter Mondale

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Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living.
Nicholas Negroponte

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.
Ted Nelson

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To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.
Robert Orben

People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They're wrong. With computers you make mistakes faster.
Adam Osborne

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A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.
Emo Philips

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Pablo Picasso

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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

Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
Jean Rostand

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I would say that hardware is the bone of the head, the skull. The semiconductor is the brain within the head. The software is the wisdom and data is the knowledge.
Masayoshi Son

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
Clifford Stoll

Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
Clifford Stoll

Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?
Clifford Stoll

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We used to have lots of questions to which there were no answers. Now, with the computer, there are lots of answers to which we haven't thought up the questions.
Peter Ustinov

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If builders built houses the way programmers built programs, the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.
Gerald Weinberg

Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net.
Meg Whitman

We've all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.
Robert Wilensky

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
Steve Wozniak

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