I really don't care that I don't have what's current because whatever is at the moment, it will be infinitely better in a few months and even better months later.
Author: William Fink
Profession: Superintendent with American Park Service
The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.
Author: Sidney J. Harris (1917)
Profession: American Journalist
One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is.
Author: Frank Herbert (1920-1986)
Profession: American Writer
Computers WORK, people THINK.
Author: IBM Corporation Old Adage
Profession: American Computer Company
Man is a slow, sloppy and brilliant thinker; the machine is fast, accurate and stupid.
Author: William M. Kelly
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)
Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA
A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn't even know existed can render your own computer unusable.
Author: Leslie Lamport
I see no reason why anyone would want a computer in their home.
Author: Kenneth Olsen
Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Digital Equipment
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
Profession: Spanish Artist
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history -- with the possible exceptions of hand guns and tequila.
Author: Mitch Ratliffe
There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.
Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist
I have always wished for a computer that would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish came true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.
Author: Bjarne Stronstrup
Computers in the future will weigh no more than 1.5 tons. [Quoted in Popular Mechanics 1950]
Author: Source Unknown
If you don't know how to do something, you don't know how to do it with a computer.
Author: Source Unknown
I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
Author: Thomas J. Watson (-1956)
Profession: American Businessman, Founder of IBM