Know Tech

“Every person in the world benefits from American ingenuity, imagination, and innovation. All creativity, design, development, and technology has an American fingerprint on it.”

“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.”–Steve Jobs

Twelve Rules of Success

“Imagination and innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”–Steve Jobs

“You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”–Steve Jobs

“What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It’s the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.”–Steve Jobs

“If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.”–Steve Jobs

“Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.”–Steve Jobs

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”–Albert Einstein

“All digital stuff, from PCs to chips to cell phones to music players, get twice as good every 18 to 24 months–at the same price point. And this digital stuff gets 30% to 40% cheaper every year–at the same performance point.”Gordon Moore

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”–John Muir

“I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.”–Pablo Picasso

“The Internet, like telephones, and other similar technology, grows more valuable as more join in.”–Robert Metcalfe

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”–Albert Einstein

“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”– Albert Einstein

Always Speak The Truth.

“Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts. It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.”–Freeman Dyson

“You affect the world by what you browse.”–Tim Berners-Lee

“E-mail has some magical ability to turn off the politeness gene in a human being.”–Jeff Bezos

“Technology – with all its promise and potential – has gotten so far beyond human control that its threatening the future of humankind.”–Kim J. Vicente

“It’s not technology that limits us. We’re the limitation. Our technology is an expression of our intelligence and creativity, so the limitations of our technology are a reflection of our own limitations. We can’t fundamentally advance technology until we fundamentally advance ourselves.”–Christian Cantrell

“If Paul Revere had been a modern day citizen, he wouldn’t have ridden down Main Street. He would have tweeted.”–Alec Ross

“What new technology does is create new opportunities to do a job that customers want done.”–Tim O’Reilly

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”–Arthur C. Clarke

“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.”–Edward Teller

“Never before in history has innovation offered promise of so much to so many in so short a time.”–Bill Gates

“The telephone wire, as we know it, has become too slow and too small to handle Internet traffic. It took 75 years for telephones to be used by 50 million customers, but it took only four years for the Internet to reach that many users.”–Lori Valigra

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”–Thomas Edison

“We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.”–Douglas Adams

“Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.”–Pablo Picasso

Stop Censorship and Adhere to the First Amendment.

“Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all.”–Arthur C. Clarke

“Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.”–Rollo May

“The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.”–Sydney J. Harris

“Our technology forces us to live mythically”–Marshall McLuhan

“We’ve arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster.”–Carl Sagan

“Man is a slow, sloppy, and brilliant thinker; computers are fast, accurate, and stupid.”–John Pfeiffer

“Ethics change with technology.”–Larry Niven

“Humans are the reproductive organs of technology.”–Kevin Kelly

“Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.”–Laurie Anderson

“Even the technology that promises to unite us, divides us. Each of us is now electronically connected to the globe, and yet we feel utterly alone.”–Dan Brown

“Computers are heaven-sent when they work and hell-spawn when they don’t. There’s just not much middle ground when it comes to technology.”–Dani Harper

“Progress is made by lazy men looking for easier ways to do things.”–Robert A. Heinlein

“The mobile phone acts as a cursor to connect the digital and physical.”–Marissa Mayer

“Alas, our technology has marched ahead of our spiritual and social evolution, making us, frankly, a dangerous people.”–Steven M. Greer

“Knowing how things work reduces the effort. This is the fundamental principle of technology.”–Toba Beta

“Memory has always been social. Now we’re using search engines and computers to augment our memories, too.”–Clive Thompson

Fifteen Rules for Entrepreneurial Success

“Software will give you respect, but hardware will give you the Power.”–Akshat Paul

“Smartphones are tools which fools fiddle with when they are around people that they don’t have the courage, or, the intellect, to converse with.”–Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Technology innovation for the sake of innovation is an empty shell if we focus on what people don’t need but would buy anyways.”–Iveta Cherneva

“The opposite of manliness isn’t cowardice; it’s technology.”–Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.”–Tom Clancy

“Only idiots get bored when we’ve all got handheld devices containing infinite knowledge at our fingertips.”–Ziad K. Abdelnour

“An algorithm must be seen to be believed.”–Donald Knuth

“What will we be doing, when everything that can be done, can be done better by robots?”–Humberto Contreras

“We expect more from technology and less from each other.”–Sherry Turkle

“Every social association that is not face-to-face is injurious to your health.”–Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“We continuously enhance our knowledge base be it via the latest in technology, market scenario or customer requirements.”

“Technology enables us to work every minute of every day from any place on the planet.”–Carl Honoré

“The human spirit must prevail over technology.”–Albert Einstein

“Technology…the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it.”–Max Frisch

“The great myth of our times is that technology is communication.”–Libby Larsen

“Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.”–Joseph Wood Krutch

Ten Success Secrets

“TV and the Internet are good because they keep stupid people from spending too much time out in public.”–Douglas Coupland

“So much technology, so little talent.”–Vernor Vinge

“The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.”–Sydney J. Harris

“The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.”–B.F. Skinner

“Technology presumes there’s just one right way to do things and there never is.”–Robert M. Pirsig

“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.”–Mitchell Kapor

“If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.”–Omar N. Bradley

“Technology has to be invented or adopted.”–Jared Diamond

“The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art.”–John Lasseter

“Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.”–Christian Lous Lange

“Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.”–Arthur M. Schlesinger

“This is why I loved technology: if you used it right, it could give you power and privacy.”–Cory Doctorow

“There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.”–George Pompidou

“Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand.”–Archibald Putt

“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

“In the old days, people robbed stagecoaches and knocked off armored trucks. Now they’re knocking off servers.”–Richard Power

“Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer, deserves to be.”–David Thornburg

“Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.”–Louis Gerstner