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Western society has accepted as unquestionable a technological imperative that is quite as arbitrary as the most primitive taboo: not merely the duty to foster invention and constantly to create technological novelties but equally the duty to surrender to these novelties unconditionally just because they are offered without respect to their human consequences.
Lewis Mumford Category: Technology
Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand and it stabs you in the back with the other.
Carrie P. Snow Category: Technology
If it keeps up man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Frank Lloyd Wright Category: Technology
Our Age of Anxiety is in great part the result of trying to do todays jobs with yesterdays tools.
Marshall McLuhan Category: Technology
For a successful technology reality must take precedence over public relations for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard P. Feynman Category: Technology
Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything except over technology.
John Tudor Category: Technology
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence our servant may prove to be our executioner.
General Omar Nelson Bradley Category: Technology
Rapid technological advancement may produce problems and challenges for business when their products or services are rendered obsolete virtually overnight. The salesman who has properly learned his craft will have transferable skills perfectly adaptable to the emerging technology. The benefit of having transferable skills in such a volatile marketplace is readily apparent. It ís insurance against unemployment.
Dan Brent Burt Category: Technology
Computing machines perhaps can do the work of a dozen ordinary men but there is no machine that can do the work of one extraordinary man.
E. B. White Category: Technology
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Arthur C. Clarke Category: Technology
Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology. The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
Daniel J. Boorstin Category: Technology
Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
Max Frisch Category: Technology
Correct me if Im wrong - the gizmo is connected to the flingflang connected to the watzis watzis connected to the doo-dad connected to the ding dong.
Patrick B. Oliphant Category: Technology
For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life please press three.
Alice Kahn Category: Technology
Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein Category: Technology
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Aldous Huxley Category: Technology
There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
Jeremy S. Anderson Category: Technology
There are three roads to ruin; women gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women the quickest is with gambling but the surest is with technicians.
Georges Pompidou Category: Technology
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them however has not changed...
Lawrence Clark Powell Category: Technology
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 Category: Technology
Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of Gods gifts. It is the mother of civilizations of arts and of sciences.
Freeman Dyson Category: Technology
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.
R. Buckminster Fuller Category: Technology
The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of primary needs or of archetypal wishes but the reparation of the evils and damages by technology of yesterday.
Dennis Gabor Category: Technology
The system of nature of which man is a part tends to be self-balancing self-adjusting self-cleansing. Not so with technology.
E. F. Schumacher Category: Technology
All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane the automobile the computer - says little about his intelligence but speaks volumes about his laziness.
Mark Kennedy Category: Technology