Technology Quotes

The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows.

At its heart, Twitter is a software and servers company.

In the early days we really had what we called “part-task trainers” instead of simulators. Something was built to indicate the control system; something else was built to indicate the radio systems or some of the instruments. And they were all sort of separated, not the great, glorious simulators which we have today.

I got older I began to realize the things that I was doing in my life at that point as I was older — things like swimming or sports or when I got a dog — that these were experiences that I could take and apply the mechanics and the system of a video game […]

I think that Mario became so popular because the actions in the Mario game are something that are innate to humans everywhere. Everyone is afraid of falling from a great height. If there is a gap that you have to cross, everyone is going to try to run to jump across the gap. These are […]

The gameplay of Mario games originated early on with Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong was a game where you were running on platforms and jumping over things — that came to be called a “platformer” style of video game.

Everybody who’s been to space says it changes them in some way. And I’m just really excited to figure out how it’s going to change me.

I have been passionate about certain things forever, and I fell in love with computers in fourth grade. I got very lucky: My elementary school had a teletype that was connected to a mainframe computer that some business in downtown Houston donated a little bit of computer time to.

It’s probably common among people like myself, but I don’t like to read Apple stories or books or see shows.

Even when we were building the Apple II, I wouldn’t let us build a channel 3 transmitter because I’d been a ham radio operator, and you protect the airwaves. You don’t build transmitters.