“I think there’s a world market for maybe five computers.”
Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943.
“640K ought to be enough for anybody.”
Bill Gates 1981
“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
Elbert Green Hubbard
“Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who cannot, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.”
"It is appallingly obvious that our technology exceeds our humanity."
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."
The science of
today is the technology of tomorrow.
just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them,
the teacher is the most important.
The purpose of
technology is not to confuse the brain but to serve the body.
William S. Burroughs
It's not a faith
in technology. It's faith in people.
Every once in a
while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.
Good, bad or
indifferent, if you are not investing in new technology, you are going to be
information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.
advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke
Bill Gates is a
very rich man today... and do you want to know why? The answer is one word:
Everybody gets so
much information all day long that they lose their common sense.