Quotations on Computer

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I love making music, I love composing on my computer, just making crazy ethnic slack orchestral tracks, that's one of my fun things.
- Casey Abrams
(Keywords: Love, Music, Computer, Fun)

All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.
- Isaac Asimov
(Keywords: Men, Computer, Doctors, Errors, Now)

One thing I was thinking about the other day was you can't even conceive of the kinds of things you can do in movies today. The idea that you could draw, in a computer, dinosaurs and have them running around was totally impossible.
- John Badham
(Keywords: Movies, Idea, Computer, Day, Running, Thinking, Today)

We're having the first computer-generated comic strip in the United States.
- Majel Barrett
(Keywords: Computer, First, states, United)

The word user is the word used by the computer professional when they mean idiot.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Computer, Word)

I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now.
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Keywords: Computer, Months, Now, Possibilities, Windows)

In the animation world, people who understand pencils and paper usually aren't computer people, and the computer people usually aren't the artistic people, so they always stand on opposite sides of the line.
- Don Bluth
(Keywords: People, Animation, Computer, World)

I have a theory about the human mind. A brain is a lot like a computer. It will only take so many facts, and then it will go on overload and blow up.
- Erma Bombeck
(Keywords: Computer, Facts, Mind, Theory, Will)

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Keywords: Bed, Computer, Contrast)

Certainly, because the computer and computer language was still not as common as it is today. That's one of the reasons I believe Tron wasn't as popular back then as it is today.
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Keywords: Computer, Language, Popular, Today)

Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
- Malcolm Boyd
(Keywords: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

We believe that within five years, 96 percent of British consumers will have access to the Internet, whether it be through a personal computer, a set-top box or a mobile phone.
- Richard Branson
(Keywords: Computer, Internet, Will, Years)

If you put garbage in a computer nothing comes out but garbage. But this garbage, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and none dare criticize it.
- Rory Bremner
(Keywords: Computer, Machine, Nothing)

I spend my life essentially alone at a computer. That doesn't change. I have the same challenges every day.
- Dan Brown
(Keywords: Life, Change, Computer, Day)

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the very end of 1978 for half of my annual income. I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge
(Keywords: Computer, End, Income)

The value of having a computer, to me, is that it'll remember everything you do. It's a databank.
- John Cale
(Keywords: Computer, Value)

We don't want to turn the TV into a computer.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: Computer, Want)

Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with.
- David Chalmers
(Keywords: Science, Computer, Consciousness, Mathematics, Physics)

The rise of computer crime and armed robbery has not eliminated the lure of caged cash.
- James Chiles
(Keywords: Computer, Crime)

I have a computer screen near my seat where I monitor the overall health of the vehicle and pick up any problems that might be occurring early on or once we see any kind of a malfunction or anything unusual that's happening, we can look at the data and figure out what that is.
- Laurel Clark
(Keywords: Health, Computer, Problems)

Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Keywords: Computer, Hardware, Reading, Software)

The world is a tougher place to live in than it was back then, as we come into the computer age.
- Joe Cocker
(Keywords: Age, Computer, World)

There is no significant man-made Global Warming underway and the science on which the computer projections of weather chaos are based is badly flawed.
- John Coleman
(Keywords: Science, Chaos, Computer, Global warming, Man, Weather)

Computer modelling for weather forecasting, and indeed for climate forecasting, has reached its limits.
- Piers Corbyn
(Keywords: Climate, Computer, Limits, Weather)

Another little known fact about Amazing Tennis - the computer opponents are modeled after real people. In an odd turn of events, I joined a division 3 college tennis team at age 38.
- David Crane
(Keywords: Age, People, College, Computer, Events, Fact, Opponents, Tennis)

Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we'll be starting that very soon.
- Catherine Crier
(Keywords: Time, People, Computer, May, Want)

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins
(Keywords: Winning, Chess, Computer, Humanity, Humility, Needs, World)

The European model is, first, a social and economic system founded on the role of the market, for no computer in the world can process information better than the market.
- Jacques Delors
(Keywords: Computer, First, Information, World)

While many hackers have the knowledge, skills, and tools to attack computer systems, they generally lack the motivation to cause violence or severe economic or social harm.
- Dorothy Denning
(Keywords: Motivation, Knowledge, Cause, Computer, Harm, Tools, Violence)

I work full-time in a used bookstore. I get up. I drink a cup of coffee. I think, The last thing I want to do is write. Then I go to the computer and write.
- Kate DiCamillo
(Keywords: Work, Coffee, Computer, Want)

The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Keywords: Computer, Question)

The hardware manufacturers, game designers, cable companies and computer companies and, in fact, film studios are going to ensure that this thing marches on. They know that they are going to make an enormous amount of money from it.
- Thomas Dolby
(Keywords: Money, Computer, Fact, Film, Hardware)

So evidently music was a killer app and is a killer app for computer and the Internet; it just took the tech industry a long time to hear that message.
- Thomas Dolby
(Keywords: Music, Time, Computer, Internet)

On the molecular scale, you find it's reasonable to have a machine that does a million steps per second, a mechanical system that works at computer speeds.
- K. Eric Drexler
(Keywords: Computer, Machine)

At that point, which would be around February 2002, they came and they confiscated my computer, because, they said, they were suspecting that I was communicating with certain Senate members and taking this issue outside the Bureau.
- Sibel Edmonds
(Keywords: Computer, February, Senate)

During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used a telephone, used a library, talked with a scientist, and was shown a computer for the first time in my life.
- Philip Emeagwali
(Keywords: Life, Time, Computer, First, states, United)

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.
- Brian Eno
(Keywords: Work, Idea, Computer, Decisions)

If you think about computer programming, it's as antisocial as it gets.
- Shawn Fanning
(Keywords: Computer, Programming)

People don't want to talk about death, just like they don't want to talk about computer security. Maybe I should have named my workstation Fear. People are so motivated by fear.
- Dan Farmer
(Keywords: Death, People, Fear, Computer, Security, Talk, Want)

If I leave my computer, I'm probably not going to get back for hours. If I take a few minutes to answer questions and go web surfing, then guilt kicks in and I get back to work.
- Raymond E. Feist
(Keywords: Work, Computer, Guilt, Questions)

These days, of course, the focus of talk about popular liberation through products is mostly associated with the Internet. I've been collecting computer ads and ads dealing with Internet industries.
- Thomas Frank
(Keywords: Computer, Focus, Internet, Popular, Talk)

I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash.
- Brendan Fraser
(Keywords: Family, History, Computer, Years)

Basically all the world's computer parts come from the same supply chain that runs from Korea, down through coastal China, over to Taiwan, and down to Malaysia.
- Thomas Friedman
(Keywords: Computer, World)

I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer, the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in, the birth of the binary world where there is no option other than yes or no and where there is no refuge.
- William Gaddis
(Keywords: Computer, World)

I deleted all the games from my computer. I spent days trawling the Internet. I started slowly.
- Mary Garden
(Keywords: Computer, Games, Internet)

Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
- Bill Gates
(Keywords: Design, People, Gods, Computer, Day, Evolution, Mercy, Question, Software, Want, Will, World)

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
- Bill Gates
(Keywords: Technology, Computer, Driving)

I have a son, Mason, who is disabled - cerebral palsy - and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old.
- Laura San Giacomo
(Keywords: Son, Computer, Old, Talking, Years)

A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Like city lights, receding.
- William Gibson
(Keywords: Banks, Complexity, Computer, Light, Mind)

It would be very discouraging if somewhere down the line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said, 'Yes, it is true, but you won't be able to understand the proof.'
- Ronald Graham
(Keywords: Computer, Proof)



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