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

Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully. Jon Katz

Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines. Erich Fromm

The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. Edward Teller

Some people worry that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior, but then, anybody in his right mind should have an inferiority complex every time he looks at a flower. Alan C. Kay

Lo! Men have become the tools of their tools. Henry David Thoreau

For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press 3. Alice Kahn

Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we’re too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone. Steven Spielberg

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

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Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We’re online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us. James Comey





Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. Christian Lous Lange

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

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man, and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. Warren G. Bennis

For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three. Alice Kahn

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into committees. That’ll do them in. Author Unknown

Never trust a computer you can’t throw out a window. Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc.

Never let a computer know you’re in a hurry.  Author Unknown

Hardware: The parts of a computer system that can be kicked. Jeff Pesis

The attention span of a computer is only as long as its power cord. Author Unknown

Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them. Steve Jobs

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The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday. Dennis Gabor, Innovations: Scientific, Technological and Social, 1970

Inventor: A person who makes an ingenious arrangement of wheels, levers and springs, and believes it civilization. Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

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

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled. Richard P. Feynman

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

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We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and will go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics. Katherine Johnson

Technology and social media have brought power back to the people. Mark McKinnon

There is a huge need and a huge opportunity to get everyone in the world connected, to give everyone a voice and to help transform society for the future. The scale of the technology and infrastructure that must be built is unprecedented, and we believe this is the most important problem we can focus on. Mark Zuckerberg

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Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master. Gretchen Rubin

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

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The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. Warren G. Bennis

It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day’s toil of any human being. John Stuart Mill

You cannot endow even the best machine with initiative; the jolliest steam-roller will not plant flowers. Walter Lippmann

Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains. Eric Hoffer

We’ve arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces. Carl Sagan

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The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life. Bill Gates

New technology is not good or evil in and of itself. It’s all about how people choose to use it. David Wong

Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation. Dean Kamen

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

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. Bill Gates

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This is perhaps the most beautiful time in human history; it is really pregnant with all kinds of creative possibilities made possible by science and technology which now constitute the slave of man – if man is not enslaved by it. Jonas Salk

Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain. J.K. Rowling

As far as I’m concerned, progress peaked with frozen pizza. From the movie Die Hard 2, spoken by the character John McClane regarding technological advances, screenplay by Steven E. de Souza and Doug Richardson, based on the novel 58 Minutes by Walter Wager

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I like my new telephone, my computer works just fine, my calculator is perfect, but Lord, I miss my mind! Author Unknown



The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. Karl Marx

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Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other. Bill Gates

Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour – an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy. Jeremy Corbyn

Engineering or technology is all about using the power of science to make life better for people, to reduce cost, to improve comfort, to improve productivity, etc. N. R. Narayana Murthy

I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?’ Elon Musk

Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. Mitchell Kapor

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The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them. Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939

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

Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons. R. Buckminster Fuller

Imagine that the telegraph is an immense long dog — so long that its head is at Vienna and its tail is at Paris. Well, tread on its tail, which is at Paris, and it will bark at Vienna. Author unknown, published in Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1866 August 28th

The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men. Havelock Ellis

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Biology is the most powerful technology ever created. DNA is software, protein are hardware, cells are factories. Arvind Gupta

Today, most young women are exposed to technology at a very young age, with mobile phones, tablets, the Web or social media. They are much more proficient with technology than prior generations since they use it for all their school work, communication and entertainment. Susan Wojcicki

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Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the Internet itself. Abigail Johnson

Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination. Daniel Bell

The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village. Marshall McLuhan

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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. Isaac Asimov, Isaac Asimov’s Book of Science and Nature Quotations, 1988

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it – whether it be a factory or a government. Alexander Chase, Perspectives, 1966

We are becoming the servants in thought, as in action, of the machine we have created to serve us. John Kenneth Galbraith





Man is a slow, sloppy and brilliant thinker; the machine is fast, accurate and stupid. William M. Kelly

I’m struck by the insidious, computer-driven tendency to take things out of the domain of muscular activity and put them into the domain of mental activity. The transfer is not paying off. Sure, muscles are unreliable, but they represent several million years of accumulated finesse. Brian Eno, Wired, January 1999

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We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. Carl Sagan

Design is a way of life, a point of view. It involves the whole complex of visual communications: talent, creative ability, manual skill, and technical knowledge. Aesthetics and economics, technology and psychology are intrinsically related to the process. Paul Rand

The First Industrial Revolution used water and steam power to mechanize production. The Second used electric power to create mass production. The Third used electronics and information technology to automate production. Klaus Schwab

Sharing is good, and with digital technology, sharing is easy. Richard Stallman

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. Gertrude Stein

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By means of the magnetic telegraph the people of our country are holding a continuous mass-meeting. Wendell Phillips

Technology presumes there’s just one right way to do things and there never is. Robert M. Pirsig

It is difficult not to wonder whether that combination of elements which produces a machine for labor does not create also a soul of sorts, a dull resentful metallic will, which can rebel at times. Pearl S. Buck

WhenIWasYourAge: We had to open all doors by ourselves. None of them knew we were coming. Neil deGrasse Tyson, 2014

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do. B.F. Skinner, Contingencies of Reinforcement, 1969

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Patients who are being kept alive by technology and want to end their lives already have a recognized constitutional right to stop any and all medical interventions, from respirators to antibiotics. They do not need physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia. Ezekiel Emanuel

Our philosophy is that we want to be an ecosystem. Our philosophy is to empower others to sell, empower others to service, making sure the other people are more powerful than us. With our technology, our innovation, our partners – 10 million small business sellers – they can compete with Microsoft and IBM. Jack Ma

When your inner man complains and wants to put his trust in something, there is nothing quite as suitable as a gadget. The gadget will presumably work, while the same thing cannot always be said of one’s intelligence or of one’s own nerve. Wolfgang Langewiesche (1907–2002),

Use of advanced messaging technology does not imply an endorsement of western industrial civilization. Anonymous email sig line

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Once upon a time we were just plain people. But that was before we began having relationships with mechanical systems. Get involved with a machine and sooner or later you are reduced to a factor. Ellen Goodman

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. Unknown

I think I should not go far wrong if I asserted that the amount of genuine leisure available in a society is generally in inverse proportion to the amount of labor-saving machinery it employs. E.F. Schumacher

The telegraph has conquered time. S.F.B. Morse

Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community. Simon Mainwaring

Every time there’s a new tool, whether it’s Internet or cell phones or anything else, all these things can be used for good or evil. Technology is neutral; it depends on how it’s used. Rick Smolan