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Quotes on Computers

"I believe OS/2 is destined to be the most important operating system, and
possibly program, of all time"
                -- Bill Gates (198?)

"To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer."
                -- Farmers' Almanac, 1978

"All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors."
                -- Unknown

"Computers are useless.  They can only give you answers."
                -- Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

"Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in
 the world that just don't add up."
                -- James Magary

"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the
usual way.  This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody
thinks of complaining."
                -- Jeff Raskin, interviewed in Doctor Dobb's Journal

"If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee
-- that will do them in."
                -- Bradley's Bromide

"There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his
                -- Ken Olson, President, Digital Equipment, 1977

"Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equpped with 18,000 vaccuum tubes
and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum
tubes and perhaps weigh 1 1/2 tons."
                -- Popular Mechanics, March 1949

"The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they
foul up there's no law against wacking them around a little."
                -- Porterfield

"Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand
what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not
                -- Putt's Law

"Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things
they make it easier to do don't need to be done."
                -- Andy Rooney

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