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    some wonders of technology

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    تاريخ التسجيل : 29/09/2008

    مثبت some wonders of technology

    مُساهمة من طرف Eng_seaidy007 في 26/07/09, 12:42 pm

    • This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. Western Union internal memo, 1876.

    • Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible. Lord Kelvin, president, Royal Society, 1895.

    • Everything that can be invented has been invented. Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899.

    • The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular? David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s.

    • Who the hell wants to hear actors talk? H. M. Warner, founder of Warner Brothers, in 1927

    • I think there is a world market for maybe five computers. Thomas Watson, Chairman of IBM, 1943

    • Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1 1/2 tons. Popular Mechanics, March 1949

    • I have traveled the length and breadth of this country and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year. The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957.

    • But what ... is it good for? Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip.

    • There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home. Ken Olson, President, Digital Equipment, 1977

    • So we went to Atari and said, 'Hey, we've got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we' ll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we'll come work for you.' And they said, 'No.' So then we went to Hewlett-Packard, and they said, 'Hey, we don't need you. You haven't got through college yet.' Apple Computer Inc. founder Steve Jobs on attempts to get Atari and H-P interested in his and Steve Wozniak's personal computer.

    • 640 K ought to be enough for anybody. --Bill Gates, 1981

    • The only thing I'd rather own than Windows is English. Then I'd be able to charge you an upgrade fee every time I add new letters like N and T. Scott McNealy, chairman of Sun Microsystems, Inc.

    • We've heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the Complete Works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true. Robert Wilensky

    • Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction. Albert Einstein

    • The computer allows you to make mistakes faster than any other invention, with the possible exception of handguns and tequila. Mitch Ratcliffe.

    • Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. Rich Cook.

    • Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's jobs with yesterday's tools. Marshall McLuhan

    • Is it a fact - or have I dreamt it - that by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time? Nathaniel Hawthorne

    • If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. Robert X. Cringely, InfoWorld

    • There are only two enterprises that refer to their customers as users, and one is illegal. Michael Hammer

    • It takes a thousand men to invent a telegraph, or a steam engine, or a phonograph, or a photograph, or a telephone, or any other Important thing--and the last man gets the credit and we forget the others. He added his little mite--that is all he did. Mark Twain

    • Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. Arthur C. Clarke

    • Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo. James Klass

    • The only thing more dangerous than a hardware guy with a code patch is a programmer with a soldering iron.

    • When people can program computers in English, management will learn most people don't know English. Eric Guerrino

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