Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.
Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers – organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative – if we don’t solve these security problems, then people will hold back.
The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don’t realize are computers at all.
It’s hardware that makes a machine fast. It’s software that makes a fast machine slow.
Man, I don’t want to have nothing to do with computers. I don’t want the government in my business.
I do two things. I design mobile computers and I study brains.
I got interested in computers and how they could be enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.
I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work, and I didn’t stop until she got home.
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.
If net neutrality goes away, it will fundamentally change everything about the Internet.
You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
I’ve got two old Volvos, two old Subarus, and an old Ford Ranger. If you’ve got an old car, you’ve gotta have at least several old cars, ’cause one’s always gonna be in the garage.
If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1000 MPG.
Ikea people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
The 'Net is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
The internet is a great way to get on the net.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.