86 Best Quotes about Technology

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There's no doubt who was a leader in space after the Apollo Program. Nobody came close to us. And our education system, in science, technology, engineering and math, was at the top of the world. It's no longer there. We're descending rather rapidly. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

We are not overpopulated in an absolute sense; we've got the technology for 10 billion, probably 15 billion people, to live on this planet and live good lives. What we haven't done is developed our technology. - David Attenborough, Journalist

For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful - the change of technology - but for my kind of films, doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful. - Michael Apted , Director

Change Quotes

One of AOL's biggest assets is its brand. For people over 30 and, due to AOL Instant Messenger, even a lot of people under 30, AOL was their first real interaction with technology in a positive way. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Action Quotes


No one bill will cure the problem of spam. It will take a combined effort of legislation, litigation, enforcement, customer education, and technology solutions. - David Baker, Composer

Education Quotes, Customer Quotes, Effort Quotes

Bio-technology is the science of the future. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

Future Quotes, Science Quotes

I like looking at a future where we're expanding our creativity and brightening our lives. I believe that eventually we'll get to a point where we'll be able to live indefinitely through our technology. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Creativity Quotes, Future Quotes

China is a great manufacturing center, but it's actually mostly an assembly plant. So it assembles parts and components, high technology that comes from the surrounding industrial - more advanced industrial centers - Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, the United States, Europe - and it basically assembles them. - Noam Chomsky

Great Quotes

I am a geek dad, believe me. I've got my iPad with me; I've got my iPhone 4; I've got my Xbox. I love technology and I want to feel like I'm living in the future, and these devices help me feel that way. - Dee Bradley Baker, Actor

Love Quotes, Help Quotes, Vice Quotes, Future Quotes

Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion. - Timothy Garton Ash , Author

Opinion Quotes, History Quotes, Power Quotes, War Quotes

I'm not a man deeply interested in technology. It eludes me. - Paul Auster, Author

Most serious writers refuse to make themselves available to the things that technology is doing. I've never been able to understand this sort of fear. - William S. Burroughs, Writer

Fear Quotes, Writers Quotes

In the smart home of the future, there should be a robot designed to talk to you. With enough display technology, connectivity, and voice recognition, this human-interface robot or head-of-household robot will serve as a portal to the digital domain. It becomes your interface to your robot-enabled home. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Recognition Quotes, Future Quotes

Today, our attention is less than the television advertisement. We're looking at six or seven problems constantly. We're living in the disturbed societies of cities. I think modern technology is one of the worst things human beings have invented. - Marina Abramovic, Artist

Problems Quotes, Attention Quotes, Vision Quotes

I love technology. - Alan Alda , American Actor

Love Quotes

The technology is good and it's bad. You know what you're dealing with out there musically, but my head stops at this electronic stuff. I don't quite know what I'm dealing with out there yet. - Paul Anka , Musician

Music Quotes

One of the big things coming out of healthcare reform is a thing called the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act (CLASS) which is a mechanism to reimburse people staying at home for technology and services that allow them to stay at home. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Health Quotes, Vice Quotes, Community Quotes, Reform Quotes

'Neon Future' is, in short, a positive outlook on human progress and technology, looking forward to a bright, colorful utopia. It's embracing the future and looking toward the future in a more optimistic way. - Steve Aoki , Musician

Future Quotes

I don't think people buy technology products because of the personalities of the people behind them. - Jim Balsillie

When I looked at the addictive qualities of video games and how they captivate people's attention, I decided to try the same technology for enhancing well-being. - Deepak Chopra

Attention Quotes

I became a member of the faculty at Northwestern University in 1965 but did not complete my thesis until two years later at a graduate ceremony at which Carnegie Institute of Technology became Carnegie-Mellon University. At Northwestern, I was mentored by the 'three Bobs:' Robert Eisner, Robert Strotz and Robert Clower. - Dale T. Mortensen

Ceremony Quotes

The reason it has taken so long for the robotics industry to move forward is because people keep trying to make something that is cool but difficult to achieve rather than trying to find solutions to actual human problems. Technology can be extremely expensive if you don't focus. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Problems Quotes

The purpose of technology is not to confuse the brain but to serve the body. - William S. Burroughs, Writer

Purpose Quotes

You know, everyone is always talking about plastic surgery, or the technology, what to do. I really think it's important to help yourself with the technology if you want to feel better, but I am absolutely against any kind of monstrous cuts of the body, lifting that is beyond recognition, this kind of stuff. - Marina Abramovic, Artist

Help Quotes, Important Quotes, Recognition Quotes

Technology is making gestures precise and brutal, and with them men. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher

There is technology where you can watch the match live online and also on TV. If people understood the game, I'm sure we would have a lot of chess fans by now. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

I like that in 'Caprica' the virtual world is a new thing. The parents didn't have that growing up. And it's the same thing about the Internet and all the current technology. It didn't exist like it does now for our parents' generation. Kids aren't relating to their parents anymore, and I just find that so honest. - Magda Apanowicz , Actress

Parents Quotes

Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology. - Emily Greene Balch, Educator

Age Quotes, Character Quotes, Revolution Quotes

Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance - the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest. - Emily Greene Balch, Educator

Time Quotes

Technology, outsourcing, a growing temp staffing industry, productivity efficiencies, have all replaced the middle class. - James Altucher, Author

I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology, which we call cloning, without running the danger of actually having live human beings born. - David Baltimore

Anger Quotes

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. - Albert Einstein, German Physicist

Humanity Quotes

The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies. - Ibrahim Babangida, Statesman

Humanity Quotes

The great thing about Ticketmaster is that it's seen as the comprehensive site for ticketing, artist information, venue information. We're a marketing platform, not just a technology platform, and we're going to build on it. - Irving Azoff, Businessman

Great Quotes, Marketing Quotes

Mythology and science both extend the scope of human beings. Like science and technology, mythology, as we shall see, is not about opting out of this world, but about enabling us to live more intensely within it. - Karen Armstrong , Writer

Myth Quotes, Science Quotes

Technology is notorious for engrossing people so much that they don't always focus on balance and enjoy life at the same time. - Paul Allen , Businessman

Life Quotes, Time Quotes, Balance Quotes

The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too. - Paul Allen , Businessman

Feeling Quotes, Science Quotes

I think it's even more important to have quality in this era of Web media than it has ever been. The fusion of platform technology plus talent is what the next wave is all about, and that's where Vox Media is positioned. - Jim Bankoff, Businessman

Important Quotes, Talent Quotes

We're seeing how the videos translate to the live shows and how the technology is really reaching kids. - Willie Aames, Actor

Today mythical thinking has fallen into disrepute; we often dismiss it as irrational and self-indulgent. But the imagination is also the faculty that has enabled scientists to bring new knowledge to light and to invent technology that has made us immeasurably more effective. - Karen Armstrong , Writer

Knowledge Quotes, Imagination Quotes, Myth Quotes, Thinking Quotes

I grew up in East Germany, and we were short on technology. So my father was really proud to be the owner of a turntable. - Apparat , Musician

Historically, Labour has used technology as a form of control. We would use pagers and faxes to send out messages telling people what line to take. The key learning from the Obama campaign is to use technology to empower your supporters. - Douglas Alexander , Politician

Control Quotes, Learning Quotes, Power Quotes

Despite all our gains in technology, product innovation and world markets, most people are not thriving in the organizations they work for. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Work Quotes, Innovation Quotes

I love the idea of anthropomorphizing machines. I love the idea of taking technology and giving it a personality. - J. J. Abrams, Director

Love Quotes, Personality Quotes, Giving Quotes

It is already clear that, because of advances in technology, drones are going to play an increased role in warfare in the years ahead. It is therefore vital that the legal frameworks governing their use are robust and internationally recognised. - Douglas Alexander , Politician

Work Quotes

Science and technology multiply around us. To an increasing extent they dictate the languages in which we speak and think. Either we use those languages, or we remain mute. - J. G. Ballard

Language Quotes, Science Quotes

My passions were an intersection between peace in the Middle East and climate change. I know how to understand a technology problem, break it into its components and solve it. I also knew I couldn't make peace solely through technological inventions. - Shai Agassi, Businessman

Change Quotes, Passion Quotes, Logic Quotes

If the human race wants to go to hell in a basket, technology can help it get there by jet. - Charles Mengel Allen , Judge

Help Quotes, Hell Quotes

The reason why there is more pessimism about technology in Europe has to do with history, the use of databases to keep track of people in the camps, ecological disasters. - Evgeny Morozov

History Quotes, Logic Quotes, Pessimism Quotes

It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Communication Quotes, Vision Quotes

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk. - Spencer Bachus, Politician

Risk Quotes, Power Quotes

4 Top quotes about Technology by Richard Dawkins

We humans are an extremely important manifestation of the replication bomb, because it is through us - through our brains, our symbolic culture and our technology - that the explosion may proceed to the next stage and reverberate through deep space. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Important Quotes

I'm fascinated by the idea that genetics is digital. A gene is a long sequence of coded letters, like computer information. Modern biology is becoming very much a branch of information technology. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Science - or the products of science like technology - is just a way of achieving something real, something that happens, something that works. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Work Quotes, Science Quotes

Science, as opposed to technology, does violence to common sense. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Common Sense Quotes, Science Quotes, Violence Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Technology by Mitchell Baker

I'm a good communicator, and I'm a good translator. I can talk to engineers; I can talk to people for whom technology is not remotely interesting or even maybe scary - things like that. - Mitchell Baker, Businesswoman

Mozilla has one foot in the Valley, Silicon Valley product technology, and partly one foot in the social enterprise space. - Mitchell Baker, Businesswoman

Some people are really drawn to technology and I liken them to artists. - Mitchell Baker, Businesswoman

Humanity is smart. Sometime in the technology world we think we are smarter, but we are not smarter than you. - Mitchell Baker, Businesswoman

Humanity Quotes

4 Popular quotes about Technology by Margaret Atwood

I think every age lives in a blend of technology so there's always older ones mixed in with newer ones, and when the new technology goes down, the immediate fallback position is either that technology just before that or one several technologies back. - Margaret Atwood, Novelist

Age Quotes

Every aspect of human technology has a dark side, including the bow and arrow. - Margaret Atwood, Novelist

People use technology only to mean digital technology. Technology is actually everything we make. - Margaret Atwood, Novelist

Communications technology changes possibilities for communication, but that doesn't mean it changes the inherited structure of the brain. So you may think that you're addicted to online reading, but as soon as it isn't available anymore, your brain will pretty immediately adjust to other forms of reading. It's a habit like all habits. - Margaret Atwood, Novelist

Change Quotes, Communication Quotes, Habit Quotes

10 Amazing quotes about Technology by Marc Andreessen

An awful lot of successful technology companies ended up being in a slightly different market than they started out in. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Success Quotes

An awful lot of successful technology companies ended up being in a slightly different market than they started out in. Microsoft started with programming tools, but came out with an operating system. Oracle started doing contracts for the CIA. AOL started out as an online video gaming network. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Success Quotes, Work Quotes

I love what the Valley does. I love company building. I love startups. I love technology companies. I love new technology. I love this process of invention. Being able to participate in that as a founder and a product creator, or as an investor or a board member, I just find that hugely satisfying. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Love Quotes, Company Quotes

Today's stock market actually hates technology, as shown by all-time low price/earnings ratios for major public technology companies. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Stock Market Quotes

Any new technology tends to go through a 25-year adoption cycle. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

The joke about SAP has always been, it's making '50s German manufacturing methodology, implemented in 1960s software technology, delivered to 1970-style manufacturing organizations, like, it's really - yeah, the incumbency - they are still the lingering hangover from the dot-com crash. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

You are cruising along, and then technology changes. You have to adapt. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Change Quotes

There is an enormous market demand for information. It just has to be fulfilled in a way that fits with the technology of our times. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Time Quotes

To bring out a new technology for consumers first, you just had a very long road to go down to try to find people who actually would pay money for something. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Money Quotes

Technology is like water; it wants to find its level. So if you hook up your computer to a billion other computers, it just makes sense that a tremendous share of the resources you want to use - not only text or media but processing power too - will be located remotely. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Power Quotes

4 Awesome quotes about Technology by Buzz Aldrin

The first footfalls on Mars will mark a historic milestone, an enterprise that requires human tenacity matched with technology to anchor ourselves on another world. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

We should've asked China to be a portion of the space station. We should've worked out ways that we can... just give away the technology that we have that puts things up into space, with cooperation up above the atmosphere that's needed to help each other. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Help Quotes, Work Quotes, Cooperation Quotes

There's no doubt who was a leader in space after the Apollo Program. Nobody came close to us. And our education system, in science, technology, engineering and math, was at the top of the world. It's no longer there. We're descending rather rapidly. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Education Quotes, Doubt Quotes, Science Quotes

For the future, primarily, we must educate people in science, engineering, technology and math. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Future Quotes, Science Quotes

10 Best quotes about Technology by Bill Gates

If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Life Quotes

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Business Quotes

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. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Business Quotes

There is a difference between what technology enables and what historical business practices enable. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Business Quotes, Practice Quotes

Software substitution, whether it's for drivers or waiters or nurses - it's progressing. Technology over time will reduce demand for jobs, particularly at the lower end of skill set. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Skill Quotes, Time Quotes

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Important Quotes, Work Quotes

Digital technology has several features that can make it much easier for teachers to pay special attention to all their students. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Attention Quotes

Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Compassion Quotes

The intersection of law, politics, and technology is going to force a lot of good thinking. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Law Quotes, Politics Quotes, Thinking Quotes