Quotes in technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.


This is why I loved technology: if you used it right, it could give you power and privacy.

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


Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.


There is an evil tendency underlying all our technology - the tendency to do what is reasonable even when it isn't any good.

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Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.

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


One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm;
Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law;
Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.

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To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.


The transformation can only be accomplished by man, not by hardware (computers, gadgets, automation, new machinery). A company can not buy its way into quality.