Computers Quotes

Unless mankind redesigns itself by changing our DNA through altering our genetic makeup, computer-generated robots will take over our world.

Stephen Hawking

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.

John F. Kennedy

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.

Mitch Ratcliffe

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.

Sydney Harris

Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.

Edsger W. Dijkstra

User, n. The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot."

Dave Barry

It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now.

Steve Jobs

I don't think there's anything unique about human intelligence. All the neurons in the brain that make up perceptions and emotions operate in a binary fashion. We can someday replicate that on a machine. Earthly life is carbon based and computers are

Bill Gates

Computers can now keep a man's every transgression recorded in a permanent memory bank, duplicating with complex programming and intricate wiring a feat his wife handles quite well without fuss or fanfare

Lane Olinghouse

The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is responsible. Universes of virtually unlimited complexity can be created in the form of computer programs.

Joseph Weizenbaum

A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn't even know existed can render your own computer unusable

Leslie Lamport

A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind

Joseph Weizenbaum

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.

Jef Raskin

Without real experience in using the computer to get useful results the computer science major is apt to know all about the marvelous tool except how to use it. Such a person is a mere technician, skilled in manipulating the tool but with little sense of how and when to use it for its basic purposes.

Richard Wesley Hamming

A Computer is a state machine. Threads are for people who can't program state machines.

Alan Cox

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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