“ In fact, technology has been the story of human progress from as long back as we know. In 100 years people will look back on now and say, 'That was the Internet Age.' And computers will be seen as a mere ingredient to the Internet Age. ”

- Reed Hastings

“ For short term relaxation, I take a hot tub. It's my best way to unblock writers' block, too. For a bit longer relaxation, I enjoy camping. Just being in the wilderness, with no phones or computers or anything I have to do really refreshes my spirit. ”

- Ellen Hopkins

“ If being the biggest company was a guarantee of success, we'd all be using IBM computers and driving GM cars. ”

- James Surowiecki

“ People are so bad at driving cars that computers don't have to be that good to be much better. Any time you stand in line at the D.M.V. and look around, you're like, Oh, my God, I wish all these people were replaced by computer drivers. ”

- Marc Andreessen

“ We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers. I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me, I've got the world's smallest phone. Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys, you know? ”

- Catherine Bell

“ Google is working on self-driving cars, and they seem to work. People are so bad at driving cars that computers don't have to be that good to be much better. ”

- Marc Andreessen

“ Your car should drive itself. It's amazing to me that we let humans drive cars... It's a bug that cars were invented before computers. ”

- Eric Schmidt

“ I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It's not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It's the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is 'Delete.' ”

- Elayne Boosler

“ We've seen computers play chess and beat grand masters. We've seen computers drive a car across a desert. But interestingly, playing chess is easy, but having a conversation about nothing is really difficult for a computer. ”

- Hod Lipson

“ The only thing I do on a computer is play Texas Hold 'Em, really. Obviously my cell phone is a computer. My car is a computer. I'm on computers every day without actively seeking them out. ”

- John Hawkes

“ As a child, I did what any normal kid who grew up without any electricity would do - I spent countless hours working on a computer wired to my parents' car battery... and learned how to code. This natural passion for computers lead me into the Internet market during the late 1990s and early 2000s. ”

- Ryan Holmes

“ What is Apple, after all? Apple is about people who think 'outside the box,' people who want to use computers to help them change the world, to help them create things that make a difference, and not just to get a job done. ”

- Steve Jobs

“ There's all these ways to instantly communicate - cars, computers, telephone and transportation - and even with all that, it's so hard to find people and have an honest communication with them. ”

- Jason Schwartzman

“ I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user. ”

- Bill Gates

“ I have always believed that technology should do the hard work - discovery, organization, communication - so users can do what makes them happiest: living and loving, not messing with annoying computers! That means making our products work together seamlessly. ”

- Larry Page

“ The internet could be a very positive step towards education, organisation and participation in a meaningful society. ”

- Noam Chomsky

“ I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image. ”

- Stephen Hawking

“ Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn. ”

- Steve Jobs

“ The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications. ”

- Peter Drucker

“ One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.' ”

- Norman Ralph Augustine