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"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
Alan Kay

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
Arthur C. Clarke

"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards."
Aldous Huxley

"The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster."
Adam Smith

"The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life."
Andrew Brown

"Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?"
Al Boliska

"Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them."
Alfred North Whitehead

"Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance."
Ambrose Bierce

"Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC."
Andy Grove

"Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster."
Andy Grove

"Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line."
Andy Grove

"The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited."
Alan Kay

"The computer is the first metamedium, and as such it has degrees of freedom for representation and expression never before encountered and as yet barely investigated."
Alan Kay

"The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them."
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."
Albert Einstein

"Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization."
Ambrose Bierce

"What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions."
Arnold H. Glasow

"The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do."
B. F. Skinner

"The internet is a great way to get on the net."
Bob Dole

"The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency."
Bill Gates

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