Computers Related Quotes
“It's very hard to hack into a Web site without leaving a footprint behind. Computers provide us with a lot of identification information. They just capture a lot. Whenever you do anything, there is a trail.”
When I launched the development of the GNU system, I explicitly said the purpose of developing this system is so we can use our computers and have freedom, thus if you use some other free system instead but you have freedom, then it's a success. It's not popularity for our code but it's success for our goal.
“Like medieval peasants, computer manufacturers and millions of users are locked in a seemingly eternal lease with their evil landlord, who comes around every two years to collect billions of dollars of taxes in return for mediocre services”
“Most people don't realize that common sense is the real thing computers are missing,”
“When these space storms hit, there's a chance for satellites to be affected, cell phones and computers to be knocked out and electrical power blackouts.”
“[Computers are also quickly becoming adept at recognizing faces, tracking gazes, and even sensing moods. IBM's Blue Eyes research program is built around such biometric technologies.] One of the things we're interested in is attentive user interfaces, ... These are interfaces that pay attention to you as you pay attention to them.”
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.
“A targeted program might make sense to get computers to students who really need one, and it would be a lot less expensive.”
The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.