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How 10 of Our Greatest Thinkers Throughout History Explain Technology Today

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Quotes from technology's top thought leaders on how technology has shaped our lives in the past, present, and today.

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How 10 of Our Greatest Thinkers Throughout History Explain Technology Today

  1. 1. How 10 Of Our Greatest Thinkers Throughout History Explain Technology Today
  2. 2. “People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.” – Alan Kay
  3. 3. “Getting information from the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” – Mitchell Kapor
  4. 4. “The machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them” – Antoine de Saint-Expurey
  5. 5. “It has become appallingly clear obviously that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” – Albert Einstein
  6. 6. “Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley
  7. 7. “The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.” – B.F. Skinner
  8. 8. “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke
  9. 9. “Men have become tools of their tools.” – Henry David Thoreau
  10. 10. “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.” – Richard P. Feynman
  11. 11. “Everybody gets so much all day long that they lose their common sense.” – Gertrude Stein

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