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Why Is It Drug Addicts And Computer Afficionados Are Both Called Users.
~ Clifford Stoll
I Think That Their Flight From And Hatred Of Technology Is Self-defeating. The Buddha Rests Quite As Comfortably In The Circuits Of A Digital Computer Of The Gears Of A Cycle Transmission As He Does At The Top Of A Mountain Or In The Petals Of A Flower. To Think Otherwise Is To Demean The Buddha--which Is To Demean Oneself.
~ Robert M. Pursig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
In All Large Corporations, There Is A Pervasive Fear That Someone, Somewhere Is Having Fun With A Computer On Company Time. Networks Help Alleviate That Fear.
~ John C. Dvorak
My Computer Beat Me At Checkers, But I Sure Beat It At Kickboxing.
~ Emo Phillips
There Is Not A Flower Or Bird In Sight, Only A Small Screen On Which Lines Are Moving, While The Child Sits Almost Motionless, Pushing At The Keyboard With One Finger. As A Learning Environment, It May Be Mentally Rich, But It Is Perceptually Extremely Impoverished. No Smells Or Tastes, No Wind Or Bird Song Unless The Computer Is Programmed To Produce Electronic Tweets, No Connection With Soil, Water, Sunlight, Warmth, The Actual Learning Environment Is Almost Autistic In Quality, Impoverished Sensually, Emotionally, And Socially.
~ John Davy
Wisdom Is Perishable. Unlike Information Or Knowledge, It Cannot Be Stored In A Computer Or Recorded In A Book. It Expires With Each Passing Generation.
~ Sid Taylo
An Apprentice Carpenter May Want Only A Hammer And Saw, But A Master Craftsman Employs Many Precision Tools. Computer Programming Likewise Requires Sophisticated Tools To Cope With The Complexity Of Real Applications, And Only Practice With These Tools Will Build Skill In Their Use.
~ Robert L. Kruse, Data Structures and Program Design
Making Duplicate Copies And Computer Printouts Of Things No One Wanted Even One Of In The First Place Is Giving America A New Sense Of Purpose.
~ Andy Rooney
A Computer Terminal Is Not Some Clunky Old Television With A Typewriter In Front Of It. It Is An Interface Where The Mind And Body Can Connect With The Universe And Move Bits Of It About. From Mostly Harmless.
~ Douglas Noel Adams
The Cloning Of Humans Is On Most Of The Lists Of Things To Worry About From Science, Along With Behaviour Control, Genetic Engineering, Transplanted Heads, Computer Poetry And The Unrestrained Growth Of Plastic Flowers.
~ Lewis Thomas
The Purpose Of Most Computer Languages Is To Lengthen Your Resume By A Word And A Comma.
~ Larry Wall
The NeXT Computer The Hardware Makes It A PC, The Software Makes It A Workstation, The Unit Sales Makes It A Mainframe.
~ Anon