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 Lawrence Powell - “Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed it is the same as it has always been, since Callimachus administered the great library in Alexandrea.”  
 Dave Barry - “UNIVAC a device, which contained 20,000 vacuum tubes, occupied 1,500 square feet and weighed 40 tons there was also a laptop version weighing 27 tons.”  
 Bill Gates - “There will be a day, not far distant, when you will be able to conduct business, study, explore the world and its cultures, call up any great entertainment, make friends, attend neighborhood markets, and show pictures to distant relatives without leaving your desk or armchair. It will be more than an object you carry or an appliance you purchase. It will be your passport into a new, mediated way of life.”  
 E. B. White - “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.”  
 Dalai Lama - “I agree that the fear of American cultural imperialism is shared by many people, and I agree with your point about the invasive nature of television culture. But I wouldn't draw the next inference that this is negative and therefore it must be stopped. I feel that one should address this influence in a way that takes away the negative edge through a positive counter-response. This way, you reinforce and reaffirm your conviction in the inner values. You harness those beliefs and develop them with a greater degree of self-awareness. That's the kind of response people should have, instead of rejecting technology.”  
 Dalai Lama - “One of the expressions of Western over-reliance on technology can be seen in the lack of patience in industrial society. When you deal with technology, everything happens at the touch of a button. This conditions you to become so impatient that when you have an emotional or personal crisis, you don't allow time for the solution to take effect. This leads to all sorts of rash responses, like quarrels, fights and so on.”  
 Dennis Gabor - “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.”  
 Max Frisch - “Technology is the knack of so arranging the world so that we don't have to experience it.”  
 Dan Brent Burt - “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 s insurance against unemployment.”  
 Frank Lloyd Wright - “If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.”  
 Carrie P. Snow - “Technology... is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.”  
 E. F. Schumacher - “The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology.”  
 Lawrence Clark Powell - “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...”  
 Georges Pompidou - “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.”  
 Patrick B. Oliphant - “Correct me if I'm wrong - the gizmo is connected to the flingflang connected to the watzis, watzis connected to the doo-dad connected to the ding dong.”  
 Lewis Mumford - “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.”  
 Marshall McLuhan - “Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools.”  
 Mark Kennedy - “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.”  
 Alice Kahn - “For a list of all the ways technology has failed to improve the quality of life, please press three.”  
 Aldous Huxley - “Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.”  
 Bill Gates - “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.”  
 Dennis Gabor - “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.”  
 R. Buckminster Fuller - “Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.”  
 Richard P. Feynman - “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.”  
 Freeman Dyson - “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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