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Man is descended from a hairy, tailed quadruped, probably arboreal in its habits. Charles Darwin
Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact. Thomas Huxley
The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Alan Kay
What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it. Herbert Simon
I can prove anything by statistics except the truth. George Canning
No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. Jacob Bronowski
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones. Jules Verne
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. Albert Einstein
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools. Douglas Adams
In science, all facts, no matter how trivial or banal, enjoy democratic equality. Mary McCarthy
The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before. Thorstein Veblen
I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted. Alan Turing
Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence. Louis Pasteur
As computers have become more powerful, computer graphics have advanced to the point where it's possible to create photo-realistic images. The bottleneck wasn't, 'How do we make pixels prettier?' It was, 'How do we engage with them more?' Jefferson Han
Theaters are always going to be around, and doing fine. With computers and technology, we're becoming more and more secluded from each other. And the movie theater is one of the last places where we can still gather and experience something together. I don't think the desire for that magic will ever go away. Wolfgang Petersen
'LaFerrari' means 'the Ferrari.' The excellence. In this car, we put everything we are able to do. Our extreme technology, extreme experience, extreme capability. And this has been the first Ferrari totally designed in our design center. Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
I'm a big technology individual. I love science and technology, and anything that has to do with capturing events so that they can be experienced later. Charles Fleischer
We already have - thanks to technology, development, skills, the efficiency of our work - enough resources to satisfy all human needs. But we don't have enough resources, and we are unlikely ever to have, to satisfy human greed. Zygmunt Bauman
Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression. Arthur Erickson
I am not opposed to e-readers. Any technology that encourages the reading of literature is a good thing. Julia Glass
Environmentalists should like fracking for its relative cleanliness. But they don't. They have made a bugaboo out of the chemicals in fracking fluids, which supposedly can leach into groundwater sources. I'm convinced they're dead wrong. Ultimately, good technology with a cost advantage will win out over paranoia. Kenneth Fisher
As the Nation's primary supporter of research in the physical sciences, the DOE Office of Science led the way in creating a unique system of large-scale, specialized, often one-of-a-kind facilities for scientific discovery. Judy Biggert
The box jellyfish takes you into an area of what I'd call science fiction. You feel like you've been dipped in hot burning oil. You burst into flames. Diana Nyad
The 1910 Edison film of 'Frankenstein' was itself a dead thing revived by technology. Kage Baker
Technology is synonymous for connection with other people. Sebastian Thrun
I know nothing about technology. Jack Ma
Normally, I love to go to the movies and when I see a character portrayed by different actors at different ages, it kind of pops a little bit for me. It brings me out of the movie experience. Now we have the technology to cure that. Jeff Bridges
Science is the greatest of all adventure stories, one that's been unfolding for thousands of years as we have sought to understand ourselves and our surroundings. Brian Greene
I've always believed that government tends to screw up whatever it touches, but Obama in particular seemed different. He understood tech issues that left the other candidates bewildered. Part of it may be his age. But whatever the reason, I had real hope that he could help lead us into a new century of technology leadership and growth. Michael Arrington
Companies selling a product play down its vulnerability and emphasize its robustness. But only after technology leaves the dock is it really tested. For human operators in control of a supposedly infallible system, complacency and overconfidence can take over, and caution may be thrown to the wind. Henry Petroski
The amount of education, in the most basic sense of the word, I receive on a daily basis through Skype amazes me. The technology is one of the reasons I wanted to join Skype and am eager to get Skype into every classroom around the globe. Tony Bates
I am fascinated by all the new technology that creates places for us to meet in what is called cyberspace. I understand what it must have meant for the rebellions in the 19th century, especially in 1830 and 1848, when the mass circulated newspaper became so important for the spreading of information. Henning Mankell
Science is simply a powerful way of understanding what's real and what isn't, what's true and what's not. It can help us determine what works, what doesn't, for whom, and under what circumstances. Dean Ornish
As an avid photographer, I also took advantage of the latest technology in photography - digital photography - to post photos on my website on a daily basis. Tipper Gore
This is what customers pay us for - to sweat all these details so it's easy and pleasant for them to use our computers. We're supposed to be really good at this. That doesn't mean we don't listen to customers, but it's hard for them to tell you what they want when they've never seen anything remotely like it. Steve Jobs
The development of science is basically a social phenomenon, dependent on hard work and mutual support of many scientists and on the societies in which they live. Charles H. Townes
I think the novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers. The novel receives streams of science, philosophy, poetry and contains all of these; it's not simply telling a story. Jose Saramago
Part of the problem is when we bring in a new technology we expect it to be perfect in a way that we don't expect the world that we're familiar with to be perfect. Esther Dyson
I'm very interested in science fiction, and I like new things. I've never been a really sentimental person. Dave Davies
In science, each new result, sometimes quite surprising, heralds a step forward and allows one to discard some hypotheses, even though one or two of these might have been highly favored. Stanley B. Prusiner
'Social engineering,' the fancy term for tricking you into giving away your digital secrets, is at least as great a threat as spooky technology. Barton Gellman
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight? Al Boliska
Basically, most good science in space flight has to do with the behavior of the human body in space. That is where we are lacking info, and where info can only be obtained by flying in space. Charles Simonyi
The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies. Koichi Tanaka
The absolute worst thing that you ever can do, in my opinion, in bringing science to the general public, is be condescending or judgmental. It is so opposite to the way science needs to be brought forth. Brian Greene
Each of us has a vital role to play in building a world in which the government and technology serve the world's people and not the other way around. Rebecca MacKinnon
Science is but an image of the truth. Francis Bacon
I'm fascinated by the idea that genetics is digital. A gene is a long sequence of coded letters, like computer information. Modern biology is becoming very much a branch of information technology. Richard Dawkins
Science sometimes falls short when trying to fathom the depths of our essence - and our inspiration comes from that essence. Lance Secretan
I think I set myself on a course to become a scientist around about the time that Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' series was on television, and there really was no going back for me at that point, and then I went on to study space science and then get my Ph.D., then go aboard and work in the European Space Agency. Alastair Reynolds
My wife handles all of our technology. So if something goes wrong with the computer, I throw up my arms and step aside while the IT gal figures it out. Ty Burrell
Science casts a long black shadow back over who we think we are, and where it falls the temperature falls with it. Its touch is chilly and unforgiving. Richard K. Morgan
I wouldn't call myself a geek, but I do sometimes teach Mommy and Daddy stuff about computers. And I do watch TV, but only informative programmes like the news and documentaries. Adora Svitak
The most exciting thing in the twentieth century is science. John Charles Polanyi
It is through science that we understand the world around us, and by understanding the world around us, we not only contribute to ourselves, our family, to our communities, etc. - you also contribute to the basic development and evolution of humanity. Rusty Schweickart
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
If technology and medicine are used by women to have children or not to have children or to have healthier children - that's one thing. But if it's used to say, 'You're not a real woman unless you have a child; therefore, take all these dangerous hormones and have one at 54,' then it's another story. Gloria Steinem
The networked world offers the promise that maybe the information technology industry will start to, for the first time in a decade or so, address CEO-level issues. Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
Looking down the road, space exploration and the benefits it yields - in medicine and information technology - should not be overlooked. Bob Barr
The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage. Mark Russell
An inborn tendency toward science turning it into a lifelong commitment. Bruno Rossi
I'm not a scientist. What I find interesting about my work is how, as a designer, I sit between science and the consumer and can see both a need and a solution. Suzanne Lee
Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values, we believed, than in a flight underground. We were offering a value system couched in the language of science. John Charles Polanyi
Computers have virtually replaced tape recorders. Tony Visconti
Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else's patent. Miguel de Icaza
Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate principles than even the dogmas of science. Muhammad Iqbal
If students get a sound education in the history, social effects and psychological biases of technology, they may grow to be adults who use technology rather than be used by it. Neil Postman
After I had this idea to be Bill Nye the Science Guy, I wore straight ties the first couple times, and then I got this thing going and I started wearing bow ties. Bill Nye
Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology. Emily Greene Balch
By the end of 1978, we had 11 partners and six franchisees, we were operating in 22 cities, and we had about 6,000 clients. We had left Electronic Accounting Systems and were doing our own processing on our own computers. Tom Golisano
If the experience of science teaches anything, it's that the world is very strange and surprising. The many revolutions in science have certainly shown that. John Polkinghorne
The credit which the apparent conformity with recognized scientific standards can gain for seemingly simple but false theories may, as the present instance shows, have grave consequences. Friedrich August von Hayek
The advance of science spares us from irrational dread. Martin Rees
I would argue that the issue of God and the issue of science have the same roots. Dinesh D'Souza
Further, the United States is moving ahead in the development of clean coal technology. There are vast coal reserves in our country, and when it is burned cleanly, coal can provide a resource to supply a large amount of our energy requirements. Virgil Goode
This would only come if you have a revolutionary change in technology like the jet brought about. Adolf Galland
With the advancement in e-reading technology, I was curious if it were possible for readers to be able to hear the actual songs while reading the book. I contacted Amazon and discussed the idea with their Kindle team, and they were very enthusiastic about it. Colleen Hoover
The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. Arnold H. Glasow
Language, philosophy, and science are interwoven into the design of words, which are manipulated to create surprising illusions. John Langdon
Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal. Ernest Istook
My fiction is reviewed by the mainstream press, by science fiction periodicals, romance magazines, small press publications and various other journals, including some usually devoted to archaeological and other science material. Jean M. Auel
The public schools tend to teach little kids from when they are very young about the whole universe without God and that God cannot be in science. They are indoctrinating children in an atheistic religious view of things. Ken Ham
I'm often asked by parents what advice can I give them to help get kids interested in science? And I have only one bit of advice. Get out of their way. Kids are born curious. Period. Neil deGrasse Tyson
Science is about applying what we know and asking what we don't know. Tim Hunt
Technology sometimes gets a bad rap because of certain consequences that it's had on the environment and unforeseen problems, but we shouldn't use it as an excuse to reject our tools; rather, we should decide that we need to make better tools to solve the problems caused by the initial tools in a progressive wave of innovation. Jason Silva
Because you have things like 'American Idol' and you've got radio stations that play music made entirely by computers, it's easy to forget there are bands with actual people playing actual instruments that rock. Dave Grohl
The idea that Area 51 was this test facility working to move science and technology faster and further than any other nation is true and is one of the great hallmarks of Area 51. There are other areas of the base that are controversial - but they both exist simultaneously - out there in the desert. Annie Jacobsen
I would say the connection between art and science is very tenuous for me. It's just that I'm interested in both. I don't think that my interest in art affects the kind of science that I do. Janna Levin
Science at its best is an open-minded method of inquiry, not a belief system. Rupert Sheldrake
I think there's always been a traditionally apocalyptic side to British science fiction, from H.G. Wells onwards. I mean, most of Wells' stories are potentially apocalyptic in some sense or another. Alan Moore
I am a huge supporter for cash for caulkers - which allows people to make improvement for energy efficient in their homes. We should do the same for Americans purchasing appliances and computers and for that matter, new air-conditioner and heating units. Harold Ford, Jr.
Why do we even need WikiLeaks? They're not the only organization that publishes leaks. And they don't have some special technology that allows them to post on the Internet with mirrored sites. The idea of WikiLeaks lives on, but as an organization, it's become increasingly irrelevant. Alex Gibney
After coming from a major label, I realized the entire business has been decimated, and you can't look to labels to try to figure it out because they don't even use the technology, and they're oblivious to how people consume music these days. Trent Reznor
Modern science says: 'The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.' From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom. Nikola Tesla
Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are based on ancient mythology that doesn't fit the findings of science. Clyde Tombaugh
Man lives for science as well as bread. William James
At the age of 14, I moved across town to Magdalen College School, Oxford, where science played a much larger role in the curriculum. Tim Hunt
Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it. Amelia Barr
Of all the failed technologies that litter the onward march of science - steam carriages, zeppelins, armoured trains - none has been so catastrophic to prosperity as the last century's attempt to generate electricity from nuclear fission. James Buchan
In mainstream literature, a trope is a figure of speech: metaphor, simile, irony, or the like. Words used other than literally. In SF, a trope - at least as I understand the usage - is more: science used other than literally. Edward M. Lerner
I can say, 'Well, I'm a male. I'm a male human. I'm a medical doctor. I'm an author...' If I go to a religious point of view, I will say, 'I am a soul. I am a spirit.' If I go into science, I will say, 'I am energy. I am light.' But the truth is I have no idea what I am. Don Miguel Ruiz
I have 20 or 30 books completely plotted out in my mind - mysteries, thrillers, horror, romance, science fiction. You name it. Christopher Paolini
We can trace things back to the earlier stages of the Big Bang, but we still don't know what banged and why it banged. That's a challenge for 21st-century science. Martin Rees
Crucial to science education is hands-on involvement: showing, not just telling; real experiments and field trips and not just 'virtual reality.' Martin Rees
Reports that online cognitive behavioral treatment can be as effective as in-person psychotherapy suggest that technology will expand access, extend the impact of a therapist, and expedite treatment for people who might not find 'seeing' a therapist acceptable. Thomas R. Insel
If the whole U.S. was like Silicon Valley, we'd be in good shape. But now, the entire U.S. is not driven by technology, is not driven by innovation. Peter Thiel
The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. Steve Ballmer
Quite often, intent on conveying how things can go wrong for a culture (science fiction) or an individual (horror) or all of magical creation (fantasy), works of fantastika often preclude comedy, because humor gets in the way of messages of doom or struggle. Paul Di Filippo
I'm interested in Linux because of the technology, and Linux wasn't started as any kind of rebellion against the 'evil Microsoft empire.' Linus Torvalds
We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal. Tim Berners-Lee
Hard systems are everything we're using right now - computers, phones, planes, the clothes you're wearing, the room you're in. Everything there involves 100% use of technology and expertise to make it, and nothing we make - including space exploration vehicles and so on - is complex. Everything we make is complicated. Nothing is self-renewing. Allan Savory
That work led to the emergence of the recombinant DNA technology thereby providing a major tool for analyzing mammalian gene structure and function and formed the basis for me receiving the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Paul Berg
Just as Darwin discovered the law of development of organic nature, so Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing, before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion, etc. Friedrich Engels
Stanley Kubrick's '2001' was the door that opened up the possibility of science fiction for me. Everything else up to then was fine, but didn't quite work for me. Ridley Scott
Well, another market is being created now out of Internet technology. Jim Barksdale
Scientists habitually moan that the public doesn't understand them. But they complain too much: public ignorance isn't peculiar to science. It's sad if some citizens can't tell a proton from a protein. But it's equally sad if they're ignorant of their nation's history, can't speak a second language, or can't find Venezuela or Syria on a map. Martin Rees
Politics is the science of urgencies. Theodore Parker
In a social context, digital technology introduces you to neighbours of the mind - people who are separated by distance, but close to you in thought and interest. Nick Harkaway
If you are teaching Muslim sixth formers in a school, and you tell them they can't have their God and Darwin, there is a risk they will choose their God and be lost to science. Martin Rees
I built websites for myself. I didn't want to work for anyone else. I came from a science background, so I approached things fairly analytically. Michael Birch
As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography. Norman Spinrad
I learned about serif and san serif typefaces, about varying the amount of space between different letter combinations, about what makes great typography great. It was beautiful, historical, artistically subtle in a way that science can't capture, and I found it fascinating. Steve Jobs
When it came to choice of subjects, science was obvious - since I was uninterested in anything else - but a decision that caused consternation in some eyes was my demand to take biology for A-level. John Sulston
The constitution of the universe is total natural law. 'Natural law,' we say from the field of science. 'Will of God,' we say from the field of religion. It's the same thing. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
It's important that our children are raised to be educated, well-rounded tax-paying citizens that understand the importance of technology and science. Bill Nye
Science knows only one commandment - contribute to science. Bertolt Brecht
I'm more inclined to linger in the science pages of 'The Week' magazine. But my principle obsessions are still watching sitcoms and football. Alan Davies
My folks are economists and have taught economics and social science so I grew up with those kind of conversations around the dinner table. Seth Gordon
Math and science fields are not the only areas where we see the United States lagging behind. Less than 1 percent of American high school students study the critical foreign languages of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Russian, combined. Cathy McMorris Rodgers
I got into physics through pop science and quantum science and ended up being such a quantum groupie. Talulah Riley
The size of a studio film lets you see technology in a way that you wouldn't on an independent film, like the gadgets and the angles and all that. Juno Temple
There is good science you can do in space. There is stuff there you cannot do on Earth and we can gain understanding from it. Helen Sharman
The soft power of science has the potential to reshape global diplomacy. Ahmed Zewail
As a student, I wrote English reports on science fiction. Buzz Aldrin
First, I think the science of monetary economics has clearly gotten better. Martin Feldstein
Perhaps, if science is clever enough to see, it will realize that religion may not be too far off with its concrete imagery; and that relative to the supreme creator, we humans are much like the microorganisms we scrutinize under the microscope. Robert Lanza
Our science fails to recognize those special properties of life that make it fundamental to material reality. This view of the world - biocentrism - revolves around the way a subjective experience, which we call consciousness, relates to a physical process. It is a vast mystery and one that I have pursued my entire life. Robert Lanza
Science shows us truth and beauty and fills each day with a fresh wonder of the exquisite order which governs our world. Polykarp Kusch
Science, for hundreds of years, has spanned the differences between cultures and between countries. Laurel Clark
Many people mistakenly think a new technology cancels out an old one. Judith Martin
There is need for more science in politics and less politics in science. Richard J. Roberts
Science is exploration. The fundamental nature of exploration is that we don't know what's there. We can guess and hope and aim to find out certain things, but we have to expect surprises. Charles H. Townes
Wandering around the web is like living in a world in which every doorway is actually one of those science fiction devices which deposit you in a completely different part of the world when you walk through them. In fact, it isn't like it, it is it. Douglas Adams
I use a Blackberry. I'm so behind on mobile communication technology, I think a smartwatch may be too far a leap. Derek Blasberg
One problem with politics is that it is a zero sum game, i.e. politicians argue how to cut the pie smaller and smaller, by reshuffling pieces of the pie. I think this is destructive. Instead, we should be creating a bigger pie, i.e. funding the science that is the source of all our prosperity. Science is not a zero sum game. Michio Kaku
Technology has changed things, same as everywhere. But the economy has changed drastically. When Jamaica first won independence, our dollar was stronger than the U.S. dollar. Now ours is about 90 to one. That's had a big impact on crime and poverty. Damian Marley
I've always been kind of a mutt creatively. I started off in journalism, and I've actually done more police and procedural shows than I've ever done science fiction shows. I was on 'Murder She Wrote,' I was on 'Walker, Texas Ranger,' I was on 'Jake and the Fat Man.' J. Michael Straczynski
Nothing retains less of desire in art, in science, than this will to industry, booty, possession. Andre Breton
Technology is similarly just a catalyst at times for fundamental forces already present. Scott Cook
However, I had a chance encounter with an admissions officer of Stevens Institute of Technology, who so impressed me by his erudition and enthusiasm for the school that I changed course and entered Stevens Institute. Frederick Reines
I grew up watching science fiction and action movies. I love it. I absolutely love it! Katee Sackhoff
I'm creating the kind of games that I like right now. I'm not being held back by technology. John Romero
When I got out of coaching, I had taught a class at the University of California, an extension class on football for fans. I was looking for tools. I was showing them films. I was going to write a textbook. Trip Hawkins came to me about making it a game for computers. John Madden
Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant. Mitchell Kapor
The NFL is a unique work place. There are no secrets anymore. Technology has taken over, and secrets are exposed. People are going to know what you're all about. You have to make sure you have real honesty in the work place, or you're going to be exposed. Andy Reid
Much of what Tea Party candidates claimed about the world and the global economy during the 2010 elections would have earned their adherents a well-deserved F in any freshman economics (or earth science) class. Eric Alterman
The earliest depiction of libertarian eugenics may have appeared in a science fiction novel, Robert Heinlein's 1942 tale 'Beyond This Horizon.' Gregory Benford
Evolution is the fundamental idea in all of life science - in all of biology. Bill Nye
Once you understand that Goliath is much weaker than you think he is, and David has superior technology, then you say: why do we tell the story the way we do? It becomes, actually, a far more meaningful and important story in its retelling than in the kind of unsophisticated way we've done it for, I think, too long. Malcolm Gladwell
Some of the most innocuous inventions have proven earth-shattering, with reverberations felt around the planet. The Internet is the poster child for disruptive technology, but even such inventions as Amazon's Kindle and Apple's iPod have rocked their respective industries by changing how we entertain ourselves. Lynda Resnick
NI love watching science fiction because I feel like when it's done well, it's not just monsters, but philosophy. Really good science fiction like, '2001,' for example, or the first 'Matrix.' But it takes someone who's got a brain and thinks in order to do really good science fiction. Alan Arkin
My parents, once I made it clear to them that I wanted to do science, they were totally sympathetic. Sheldon Lee Glashow
I love the fact that it's not only about Star Trek, but about science fiction in general, and science. Rene Auberjonois
Even in the developing parts of the world, kids take to computers like fish to water. Nicholas Negroponte
When I was a kid, I really liked playing chess, which is pretty geeky; I just enjoyed it - thinking, exercising my mind. And I found computers to be like an eight-hour day chess game. Michael Birch
Gastronomy has to catch up to the evolution in technology. Homaro Cantu
I really didn't like the academic structure of science, but I realized I loved science and missed science. Eric Betzig
Mobile is the perfect example of what is enabling economic growth in the technology sector. Max Levchin
If we're building high quality companies, if the customers like the products, if the technology innovation is real, then the substance is going to win out in the end. Marc Andreesen
We are living in an era of anxiety produced by computer and communications technology. Mitch Kapor
Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done. Andy Rooney
In older science fiction stories, they had to rely on storytelling as opposed to spectacle. The old run of the 'Twilight Zone,' the star was the writing and the storytelling, and the characters and the twists and the cleverness in the setup and payoff and execution. Josh Trank
Climate change is real. Climate change is being substantially increased by humans and the carbon we put into the atmosphere. And it appears to be speeding up. If science has made any mistakes, science has been underestimating it. James Balog
So I think the winners in recession are the people who produce new technology that does things better, which people really want. James Dyson
Some things tend not to work so well for science - things that rely on substantial written contributions by key experts are a case in point - but even there I tend to keep an open mind, because it may just be a case of finding the right formula. Aubrey de Grey
In the case of Stalinism, people actually distorted science because it was for the good of the Communist Party. Richard Dawkins
People ask me how I do research for my science fiction. The answer is, I never do any research. Frederik Pohl
Readers probably haven't heard much about it yet, but they will. Quantum technology turns ordinary reality upside down. Michael Crichton
I don't feel like I have to apologize for being a technophile, ever. Technology is awesome and lets me do so much. Nor do I feel like I have to apologize for loving my work. Rachel Sklar
It will free man from the remaining chains, the chains of gravity which still tie him to this planet. Wernher von Braun
One of the biggest challenges we had in the first decade was not that many people had personal computers. There weren't that many people to sell to, and it was hard to identify them. Steve Case
The telephone is a 100-year-old technology. It's time for a change. Charging for phone calls is something you did last century. Niklas Zennstrom
We need first of all the reform of our justice system. We need reform of the education system, because of quality of education because of innovation and technology. And we need administrative reform. Too much bureaucracy. Iveta Radicova
I'm doing a book, 'Chasing Science,' about the pleasures of science as a spectator sport. Frederik Pohl
As a civil servant in charge of the government's Strategy Unit, I brought in many people from outside government, including academia and science, to work in the unit, dissecting and solving complex problems from GM crops to alcohol, nuclear proliferation to schools reform. Geoff Mulgan
The birth of science as we know it arguably began with Isaac Newton's formulation of the laws of gravitation and motion. It is no exaggeration to say that physics was reborn in the early 20th-century with the twin revolutions of quantum mechanics and the theory of relativity. Paul Davies
To have a stable economy, to have a stable democracy, and to have a modern government is not enough. We have to build new pillars of development. Education, science and technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and more equality. Sebastian Pinera
My interest in science had many roots. Some came from my mother as she finished her B.A. degree studies in college while I was in my early teens. Richard Smalley
Science does not limit itself merely to what is currently verifiable. But it is interested in questions that are potentially verifiable (or, rather, falsifiable). Sam Harris
Politicians or pundits can distort or cherry-pick climate science any way they want to try and gain temporary influence with the public. But any serious industrialist who's facing 'climate exposure' - as it's now called by money managers - cannot afford to engage in that sort of self-delusion. Clive Thompson
Tact and diplomacy are fine in international relations, in politics, perhaps even in business; in science only one thing matters, and that is the facts. Hans Eysenck
Science always uses metaphor. James Lovelock
If we invest in researching and developing energy technology, we'll do some real good in the long run, rather than just making ourselves feel good today. But climate change is not the only challenge of the 21st century, and for many other global problems we have low-cost, durable solutions. Bjorn Lomborg
It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. Albert Einstein
Today, companies have to radically revolutionize themselves every few years just to stay relevant. That's because technology and the Internet have transformed the business landscape forever. The fast-paced digital age has accelerated the need for companies to become agile. Nolan Bushnell
The pursuit of curiosity about the basic facts of nature has proven, with few exceptions throughout the history of medical science, to be the route by which the successful drugs and devices of modern medicine were discovered. Arthur Kornberg
We are already producing enough food to feed the world. We already have technology in place that allows us to produce more than we can find a market for. Jeremy Rifkin
Advertisers are not thinking radically enough - they look for technology to lead instead of trying the neuroscience approach and thinking about what parts of the brain haven't been activated before. These new experiences bring new capabilities to the brain. Jaron Lanier
We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like. Alfred Hitchcock
I am a great fan of science, but I cannot do a quadratic equation. Terry Pratchett
Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors. Hugh Hopper
Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months. Clifford Stoll
I've been through a lot. I've thought a lot about life, and I've spent a lot of time studying history and science. Dan Brown
I was always a very good student, 3.98 GPA... But once I found out I only had to take math and science for two years, I didn't take them junior or senior year. And I convinced my high school to give me actual credits for doing professional shows in Minneapolis... as work-study. Laura Osnes
There's no question that as science, knowledge and technology advance, that we will attempt to do more significant things. And there's no question that we will always have to temper those things with ethics. Ben Carson
Historical fiction is actually good preparation for reading SF. Both the historical novelist and the science fiction writer are writing about worlds unlike our own. Pamela Sargent
You know, I thought we could use a good myth about technology to help guide us through these particular modern waters right now. Jeff Bridges
We're losing track of the vastness of the potential for computer science. We really have to revive the beautiful intellectual joy of it, as opposed to the business potential. Jaron Lanier
Science is like a love affair with nature; an elusive, tantalising mistress. It has all the turbulence, twists and turns of romantic love, but that's part of the game. Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
I realized that I loved using computers to create something, but being an architect just wasn't going to keep me interested. The idea of a life spent obsessing over bathroom details for an Upper East Side penthouse was pretty depressing. Joseph Kosinski
The existence of life beyond Earth is an ancient human concern. Over the years, however, attempts to understand humanity's place in the cosmos through science often got hijacked by wishful thinking or fabricated tales. Jill Tarter
I think there is a tendency in science to measure what is measurable and to decide that what you cannot measure must be uninteresting. Donald Norman
I started as a child, in this PBS series 'Voyage of the Mimi,' which led to driving down to New York for 'Afterschool Special' auditions, which led to moving to Los Angeles. I wanted to be an actor. But in L.A., I got into film technology, and I was building cheap editing systems and would edit my friend's acting reels. Ben Affleck
It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests than the laws of thermodynamics, atomic structure or biological inheritance. Barry Commoner
I have always loved science fiction. One of my favorite shows is 'Star Trek.' I like the trips, where it drops my mind off, because they give you a premise and all of a sudden, you say, 'Oh!' and I'm fascinated by it. Leslie Nielsen
For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift. Wernher von Braun
I like science - geography, meteorology, cosmology. Randy Newman
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. Adam Smith
Scientific men can hardly escape the charge of ignorance with regard to the precise effect of the impact of modern science upon the mode of living of the people and upon their civilisation. Frederick Soddy
I'm known for being very enthusiastic about using technology. A lot of the attraction is the way that it streamlines the process and takes a lot of the drudgery out of it. Dave Gibbons
Working alone on a poem, a poet is of all artists the most free. The poem can be written with a modicum of technology, and can be published, in most cases, quite cheaply. James Fenton
There must be a dozen films now based on Philip K. Dick novels or stories, far more than any other published science fiction writer. He's sort of become the go-to guy for weird science fiction notions. John Kessel
In terms of the technology I use the most, it's probably a tie between my Blackberry and my MacBook Pro laptop. That's how I communicate with the rest of the world and how I handle all the business I have to handle. John Legend
I use computers for email, staying current with my own website as well as finding important information through other websites. I also use it for creating MP3 files of new music I'm working on. Clint Black
The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace. Buzz Aldrin
There's my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book. Howard Aiken
I loved reading all kinds of books, but I particularly loved books like 'Red Planet' by Robert Heinlein, which very few people read anymore but is a wonderful science fiction story. Rebecca Stead
Science arose from poetry... when times change the two can meet again on a higher level as friends. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I think I regard any history in quotes, because just like science, we're constantly revising science, we're constantly revising history. There's no question that various victors throughout history have flat out lied about certain events or written themselves into things, and then you come along and you find out that this disproves that. David S. Goyer
There are a lot of things that can be learned from the darker corners of athletics. You have doctors who view bodybuilders as cavalier amateurs of science. And then you have the bodybuilders who view the doctors as too conservative to do anything interesting. So I've tried to become the middleman for putting some of those pieces together. Timothy Ferriss
Samasource's largest clients are technology companies such as Microsoft, Google, Getty Images, and TripAdvisor, which contract with my company rather than a traditional outsourcing company in order to participate in 'impact sourcing' - conscious efforts to reduce poverty by moving money into places that need it. Leila Janah
If you had a really good - battery, it wouldn't matter that the sun goes down at night and the wind stops blowing sometimes. But at the moment, battery technology is nowhere near good enough to use at utility scale. Nathan Myhrvold
You don't have to be young to learn about technology. You have to feel young. Vint Cerf
The U.S. uses most of its oil for transportation. We can limit U.S. demand for oil by requiring automakers to use the technology that already exists to improve fuel economy - technology that the automakers refuse to bring into the market despite societal demand. Sherwood Boehlert
I read everything: fiction, history, science, mathematics, biography, travel. Martin Lewis Perl
Our computers double in capability on time scales of only a few years. It's hardly outrageous to believe that we will successfully develop thinking machines within a handful of decades, or at most a century or two. If that happens, these artificial sentients will quickly leave us behind. Seth Shostak
Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies. John Clayton
Drill everything, mine everything, roll back regulations, tweak the science, expedite permits. Sound familiar? The Republicans offer up more 19th-Century solutions to our 21st-Century energy problems. Jeff Goodell
The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. Edward Teller
Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one. Konrad Lorenz
Audiences of critical thinkers are my favorite kinds of audiences. There are jokes I tell in the show that don't get laughs unless I am in front of an audience of critical thinkers. Put me in front of a crowd of science teachers or astronauts! The guileless aren't our audience - it's the critical thinkers we love. Adam Savage
As the science of every thing is in the formed Word, so also is God's will therein: That same expressed Word is in the angels, angelical; in the devils, diabolical; in man, human; in beasts, bestial. Jakob Bohme
Brains are tricky and adaptable organs. For all the 'neuroplasticity' allowing our brains to reconfigure themselves to the biases of our computers, we are just as neuroplastic in our ability to eventually recover and adapt. Douglas Rushkoff
Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true. Niels Bohr
I think the rise of China is inevitable, because China has moved from a low-cost producer, at low levels of technology, to higher levels of technology, and because it's very competitive, even in some high-tech products they offer at very competitive rates - much lower than their competitors. Najib Razak
I didn't invent forensic science and medicine. I just was one of the first people to recognize how interesting it is. Patricia Cornwell
I wrote an editorial piece in 'Science' about the nightly data release and how I thought it was bad for science as a field, I think a few years before Celera was formed. Craig Venter
When I was 8 or 9, I started using bulletin board systems, which was the precursor to the Internet, where you'd dial into... a shared system and shared computers. I've had an email address since the late '80s, when I was 8 or 9 years old, and then I got on the Internet in '93 when it was first starting out. Aaron Patzer
I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course. Jeremy Rifkin
I don't go crazy buying expensive technology. I'd probably say my laptops and TVs are the most expensive things I've bought. Joel David Moore
Influenced by him, and probably even more so by my brother Theodore (a year older than me), I soon became interested in biology and developed a respect for the importance of science and the scientific method. Frederick Sanger
I would like to see the technology used to explore more period horror genre works, for example, E. A. Poe. Robert Englund
As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures. Janet Napolitano
The modern mind tends to be more and more critical and analytical in spirit, hence it must devise for itself an engine of expression which is logically defensible at every point and which tends to correspond to the rigorous spirit of modern science. Edward Sapir
Technology does more than delight, entertain and make our lives more convenient, it's also an agent for social good. That is why it's important for tech startups to stay informed about, and make a mark on, policies that impact them. Ron Conway
There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today. Jackie Stewart
Science is bound, by the everlasting vow of honour, to face fearlessly every problem which can be fairly presented to it. Lord Kelvin
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. Stephen Jay Gould
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. Emo Philips
Including my nine years as a student, the majority of my life has been at Hokkaido University. After my retirement from the university in 1994, I served at two private universities in Okayama Prefecture - Okayama University of Science and Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts - before retiring from university work in 2002. Akira Suzuki
The internet is a great way to get on the net. Bob Dole
I found myself fascinated by neuroscience, attended a monthly lecture on brain science at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and was invited to become a member of a discussion group devoted to a new field: neuropsychoanalysis. Siri Hustvedt
I think it is inevitable that people program poorly. Training will not substantially help matters. We have to learn to live with it. Alan Perlis
Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature. Martin H. Fischer
The enemy of science is not religion. Religion comes in endless shapes and forms... The true enemy is the substitution of thought, reflection, and curiosity with dogma. Frans de Waal
Technology is a bit of a double-edged sword. Used right, it's a wonderful tool, but unfortunately, it makes it easier for a lot of mediocre people to get really crappy ideas out. Martin Gore
I'm mostly a novelist these days, but I have written short stories in Fantasy, Science Fiction and horror. Sarah Zettel
The mysteriousness and mystique of space is such, that science fiction attempts to tantalize you by telling you a story that could possibly be out there and that's the appeal of science fiction. William Shatner
One of the problems we've had is that the ICT curriculum in the past has been written for a subject that is changing all the time. I think that what we should have is computer science in the future - and how it fits in to the curriculum is something we need to be talking to scientists, to experts in coding and to young people about. Michael Gove
In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it. Phillip E. Johnson
I don't care where you are in the world, people are aware of what technology is available to others. If you're in Nairobi, you're certainly aware of the iPhone. William Clay Ford, Jr.
One of the greatest features of science is that it doesn't matter where you were born, and it doesn't matter what the belief systems of your parents might have been: If you perform the same experiment that someone else did, at a different time and place, you'll get the same result. Neil deGrasse Tyson
I am trying to write stuff that is different. I am a big science fan. I read a lot of science, and 'Wonderland' has a lot of science in it. I don't know. They are hard to describe... We are living in a wonderland age of science. Bob Seger
It's very important for us to see that science is done by people, not just brains but whole human beings, and sometimes at great cost. Alan Alda
I think people love fundamental science. Tim Hunt
Technology and robotics are advancing and will reduce the need for workers in the future. Jan C. Ting
Contrary to widespread belief, I do know something about science. Nick Kroll
Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware. Ken Olsen
Tracing the beginnings of the interwoven stories of science can be arbitrary, as beginnings are so often lost in the mists of time. Elizabeth Blackburn
The conscience of the world is so guilty that it always assumes that people who investigate heresies must be heretics; just as if a doctor who studies leprosy must be a leper. Indeed, it is only recently that science has been allowed to study anything without reproach. Aleister Crowley
In school all I wanted to do was build technology. That's what I loved. Marc Benioff
We must not be afraid to push boundaries; instead, we should leverage our science and our technology, together with our creativity and our curiosity, to solve the world's problems. Jason Silva
Sporting competitions seem to be what we obsess over, frankly. So if we can put engineering, science, technology into a format of healthy, fun competition, we can attract all sorts of kids that might not see the kind of activity we do as accessible or rewarding. Dean Kamen
I'm not a technology person. Cote de Pablo
The publication of the third volume of Capital has made hardly any impression upon bourgeois economic science. Rudolf Hilferding
Most people privilege the technology, almost as if actors are in service to the machine. Jill Soloway
Engineering producers who don't play and have technology as a background may be the reason why there's a lot of cold non-musical music, for lack of a better description. Bill Laswell
The basic idea of a hyper instrument is where the technology is built right into the instrument so that the instrument knows how it's being played - literally what the expression is, what the meaning is, what the direction of the music is. Tod Machover
I think the only reason people use PCs is because they have to. Mac is the most streamlined computer there is. I started using the Mac in college because I was doing editing, and they were the only computers we could use to do that. Cary Fukunaga
I used to do my best thinking while staring out airplane windows. The seat-back video system put a stop to that. Now I sit and watch old' Friends' and 'Everybody Loves Raymond' episodes. Walking is good, but here again, technology has interfered. I like to listen to iTunes while I walk home. I guess I don't think anymore. Mary Roach
Science is a field which grows continuously with ever expanding frontiers. John Bardeen
Technology will need to make many more huge leaps before one can ever view films with the level of picture and sound quality many film lovers demand without having to slide a disc into a player, especially with the technical requirements of today's 3D movies. Ridley Scott
It is this, at its most basic, that makes science a humane pursuit; it acknowledges the commonality of people's experience. John Charles Polanyi
A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that. Laurie Anderson
Science goes from question to question; big questions, and little, tentative answers. The questions as they age grow ever broader, the answers are seen to be more limited. George Wald
Supporting American technology companies is one of the most patriotic things you can do - the technology industry is the reason our country has such a high-standard of living and why we can afford to spread the democracy virus around the globe. Jason Calacanis
In the forensic science course I took at university they used photographs of dead bodies. For ballistics they showed us a guy lying on the floor, and his head had burst. Denise Mina
We are in a tech-heavy society, plunging headlong into an unknown future. Science fiction is what allows you to stand back and analyze the impact of that and put it in context of how it affects people. J. Michael Straczynski
Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour - an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy. Jeremy Corbyn
Harnessing new communications technology offers one promising way to make public participation easier and more effective. Peter Roskam
The science can tell you that the thousands of pseudo-scientific parenting books out there - not to mention the 'Baby Einstein' DVDs and the flash cards and the brain-boosting toys - won't do a thing to make your baby smarter. That's largely because babies are already as smart as they can be; smarter than we are in some ways. Alison Gopnik
I want to leverage the creativity of researchers across mathematics, statistics, data mining, computer science, biology, medicine, and the public at large. Tan Le
I got interested in computers and how they could be enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager. Eugene Jarvis
I just am a huge cheerleader for getting kids interested in science and technology. Vint Cerf
It seems to me that the Swedish Academy of Science may be qualifying for the Nobel Peace Prize. It recognises no nationality; it discourages unworthy national feeling and prejudice. Charles Glover Barkla
Musically, swing pretty much dominated in the '30s. And into the late '30s, swing is beginning to change over to bebop in the early '40s, which is exactly when this new science of theoretical physics, particularly theoretical atomic physics, was really coming to the fore. Chris Eigeman
Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science. William Jennings Bryan
The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim. Edsger Dijkstra
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it. Marie Curie
The universe is made of stories, not of atoms. Muriel Rukeyser
The recognition of the art that informs all pure science need not mean the abandonment for it of all present art, rather it will mean the completion of the transformation of art that has already begun. John Desmond Bernal
Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good. Clement Mok
Historically, Labour has used technology as a form of control. We would use pagers and faxes to send out messages telling people what line to take. The key learning from the Obama campaign is to use technology to empower your supporters. Douglas Alexander
Technology is not good, it's neutral. Tom Shadyac
Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution. Jay Leno
Science is defined in various ways, but today it is generally restricted to something which is experimental, which is repeatable, which can be predicted, and which is falsifiable. Walter Lang
You can do more science on the ground than you can in space for the same amount of money. But there is some science you can not do on the ground. Helen Sharman
There are loads of sociopolitical, racial, class and future-planet situations that really interest me, but I'm not really interested in making a film about them in a film that feels like reality because people view that in a different way. I like using science fiction to talk about subjects through the veneer of science fiction. Neill Blomkamp
Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing. Sally Ride
A lot of my energy is going to Code for America, Jen Pahlka's non-profit startup. We're doing a lot of great work teaching government how to apply technology and changing the culture of government. Tim O'Reilly
We are involved in technology development for, you know, missions that we hope to plan that would take us to an asteroid and eventually to Mars. Ellen Ochoa
The reason we are doing these types of pat downs and using the advanced imagery technology is trying to take the latest intelligence and how we know al Qaeda and affiliates want to hurt us, they want to bring down whether it is passenger air craft or cargo aircraft. John Pistole
Techno-optimism is a belief in the power of technology to extend our sphere of possibilities and, ultimately, a belief that technology helps us solve and transcend problems, limitations and obstacles. Jason Silva
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts. Henry Adams
I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too. Kevin J. Anderson
There's a big difference between industrializing production of tractors and industrializing production of food. We like technology, but we really like technology that allows us to do better what nature does itself. Joel Salatin
All the traditional STEM fields, the science, technology, engineering, and math fields, are stoked when you dream big in an agency such as NASA. Neil deGrasse Tyson
I had decided after 'Hollow Man' to stay away from science fiction. I felt I had done so much science fiction. Four of the six movies I made in Hollywood are science-fiction oriented, and even 'Basic Instinct' is kind of science fiction. Paul Verhoeven
Steve Jobs was notoriously blunt about products he found wanting, but his attack on Flash - Adobe's popular technology for playing multimedia content inside a browser - was particularly vicious. Claiming it was buggy and insecure, Jobs banned it from the iPad. Evgeny Morozov
Most management systems have to do with establishing trust and getting people to cooperate. They're not really about expertise or science. Matthew Stewart
In general in technology, if you own a platform that's valuable, you can monetize it. Eric Schmidt
Information technology departments must spend enormous amounts of time and money worrying about integrating big computer systems with billions of pieces of customer data. Alex Berenson
My own writing has perhaps more of an American flavor than a British one, but that's because the stories I've so far written have needed it. 'Empire State,' 'Seven Wonders' and 'The Age Atomic' are all very place-centric, where the setting itself is almost a character. But there is a universality to story that isn't just limited to science fiction. Adam Christopher
One of the things my family taught me - I think very important in religion and science - is that you must be ready to stand up for what you think. Decide what you really think is best, and stick with it. Charles H. Townes
The facts of science are real enough, and so are the techniques that scientists use, and so are the technologies based on them. But the belief system that governs conventional scientific thinking is an act of faith. Rupert Sheldrake
Space or science fiction has become a dialect for our time. Doris Lessing
Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog. Doug Larson
We can do it better, more consistently, and in the end, it will cost us less because the students that we produce will be superior to those without technology experience. Major Owens
Pretty soon we'll have robots in our society, you're going to have a lot of automated processes that used to be done by people - this is happening. Society and technology is changing so fast, and the impact of the change on society and technology is global, not local. Jose Padilha
I was raised on technology. I grew up in Livermore, California, a town of physicists and cowboys. My parents worked at the government laboratories there. So technology was very normal for me. Cynthia Breazeal
I knew I wanted to do something at the nexus of what I call global development and technology. Chris Hughes
I begin every novel with the vow that I will not write about technology, Catholicism, or Hell. As you know, I end up writing about all three. They just happen to be personal obsessions of mine. Richard Dooling
Washington is an incumbent protection machine. Technology is fundamentally disruptive. Eric Schmidt
My desire to be a physician had a lot to do with that sense of medicine as a ministry of healing, not just a science. And not even just a science and an art, but also a calling, also a ministry. Abraham Verghese
In the 1970s, we had Carl Sagan, and he was so suave with his turtleneck and his tweed jacket. And he was, you know, he made science look cool. And in punk rock, we haven't had that. We haven't had the Carl Sagan of punk. Greg Graffin
I suppose that every time there is difficulty. I remember about Space Mountain: It took us ten years before we found the technology that would allow such a ride. And during these ten years, I had a model that I kept, waiting for the technology we needed. John Hench
I honestly believe that the next big leap in immersive technology will be very much like Brainstorm. Douglas Trumbull
Running for office was definitely something I've thought about. When I was younger, I wanted to major in political science. And I've been engaged in current events since I was a kid. If I can make a difference and feel passionately and capable, then I would. Why not? Queen Latifah
The benefits of science are not to be reckoned only in terms of the physical. Henry Taube
TiVo and other digital recording devices have confounded advertisers. The ad industry sees the technology as a threat to their product. Simon Sinek
Many of us like to think of financial economics as a science, but complex events like the financial crisis suggest that this conceit may be more wishful thinking than reality. Andrew Lo
The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production. Karl Marx
Science means constantly walking a tightrope between blind faith and curiosity; between expertise and creativity; between bias and openness; between experience and epiphany; between ambition and passion; and between arrogance and conviction - in short, between an old today and a new tomorrow. Heinrich Rohrer
Apple, at its best, isn't a technology leader. Robert Scoble
And by the way, I wanted to point out that Kindred is not science fiction. You'll note there's no science in it. It's a kind of grim fantasy. Octavia Butler
I loathe computers more and more, so I have one I can shut down and shelve like a book. Will Self
After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings. Harry Seidler
Today we all are enjoying the fruits of the digital era. Millions of sources of information coming at us at lightning fast speed. That technology has also democratized the gathering and dissemination of news, allowing for 'citizen journalists' to make their mark, even usurping the role of mainstream news organizations at times. Lester Holt
Nevertheless, the number of farmers, small as well as large, who are adopting the new seeds and new technology is increasing very rapidly, and the increase in numbers during the past three years has been phenomenal. Norman Borlaug
I'm a Luddite with computers, and I'm slightly worried about being hacked as well. Jo Brand
We had some really powerful technology - Atari always was a technology-driven company, and we were very keen on keeping the technological edge on everything. There's a whole bunch of things that we innovated. We made the first computer that did stamps or sprites, we did screen-mapping for the very first time, and a lot of stuff like that. Nolan Bushnell
We had to address information technology in the ways we had not before and give the agents the tools that they need to do their job more efficiently and more expeditiously. Robert Mueller
When I first started making ambient music, I was setting up systems using synthesizers that generated pulses more or less randomly. The end result is a kind of music that continuously changes. Of course, until computers came along, all I could actually present of that work was a piece of its output. Brian Eno
The team was unbelievable, and Dropbox was a really easy, simple-to-use product. Both Aditya and I believe this is the technology company we want to be working at now, and it has the potential to be the next big technology company. Ruchi Sanghvi
We're not a vocational school. If someone wants to get a high-paying job, I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than working through a formal computer science curriculum. Philip Greenspun
It seems like there's a real appetite for science fiction in the States. Matt Smith
In terms of stories I would buy for a science fiction magazine, if they take place in the future, that might do it. Frederik Pohl
Every country has the right to nuclear technology as long as they use it safely, peacefully and in a secure way. Mohamed ElBaradei
I'm not opposed to doing science fiction or comedy, but there has to be respect. I refuse to be the joke, the fat woman joke, in any movie. I've turned down roles. Darlene Cates
Refining is inevitable in science when you have made measurements of a phenomenon for a long period of time. Charles Francis Richter
When you put the subjectivity of the art together with the context of the science, you have this very powerful conjunction of opposites and together they are greater than either one could ever be. James Balog
Every time somebody tries to go in and reinvent what we do, it always ends up being more about technology and sets, and flash and dash, forgetting the main thing, which is interesting people saying interesting, important things. Diane Sawyer
Future generations will know there's nothing mystical about wetware because by 2100, Moore's law will have given us tiny quantum computers powerful enough to upload a human soul. Frank Tipler
Standards wars involve lots of variables, and understanding them often seems more an art than a science. They generally involve just two big players, and end in a winner-take-all situation. James Surowiecki
The trend today is vampires, zombies, angels, all the stuff that puts me right to sleep. It's too bad because it's so much less interesting than the diversity of stories you can tell with science. Seth MacFarlane
I have friends who have a CD mastering plant in Hollywood and they are very sceptical about European record labels' understanding of digital technology. Gavin Bryars
The technology is really where all of the changes have taken place, but the fundamentals of a good story being the basis of every good picture, and really the only basis still remains the rule, more so today, I think, because we've unfortunately weaned an audience from birth to kind of mindless movies. Richard D. Zanuck
Medical science has proven time and again that when the resources are provided, great progress in the treatment, cure, and prevention of disease can occur. Michael J. Fox
In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age. Tim Bishop
The iPhone is made on a global scale, and it blends computers, the Internet, communications, and artificial intelligence in one blockbuster, game-changing innovation. It reflects so many of the things that our contemporary world is good at - indeed, great at. Tyler Cowen
Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet. He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings, instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction. That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done. Joe Shuster
I never had a favourite book! I liked all kinds of things - science fiction, so I read Heinlen and Ray Bradbury, and I also liked reading about kids like myself, so I read Judy Blume and Norma Klein and Paula Danzinger and a lot of other writers. I also read James Herriot! Rebecca Stead
In my column series 'The Main Thing', I often talk about how Internet technology can improve the way people communicate - both within a business and between a business and its customers and partners. Jim Barksdale
I was terrible at maths, but I could grasp science, and I used to love to read about the lives of the scientists. I wanted to be a scientist or an inventor. Francis Ford Coppola
I would ask, 'Have you read '1984'? Have you read 'Brave New World'? If so, I'm sorry, but you read science fiction.' Carrie Vaughn
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the very breath of science is a contest with mistake, and must keep the conscience alive. George Eliot
Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize advances in irrigation technology and practices that produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water. Jim Costa
My latter schooldays and my university days were during the war, when science - physics, in particular - was a very important and glamorous subject. A lot of us felt that if we couldn't get into science, we might try engineering or medicine. John Henry Carver
The best thing about science is that hard, empirical answers are always there if you look hard enough. The best thing about religion is that the very absence of that certainty is what requires - and gives rise to - deep feelings of faith. Jeffrey Kluger
The Old Testament is my favourite science fantasy reading. Tom Baker
Now, I know it's a widespread assumption in the West that as countries modernize, they also westernize. This is an illusion. It's an assumption that modernity is a product simply of competition, markets and technology. It is not. It is also shaped equally by history and culture. China is not like the West, and it will not become like the West. Martin Jacques
Do you not see what damage has been done to science through this: i.e. pedants wishing to be philosophers; to treat of natural things, and mix themselves with and decide about things Divine? Giordano Bruno
Technology is making design more exciting, with color, wallpaper, textures, fabrics that could never have been created without the technology. David Bromstad
I studied science and journalism at the University of Colorado and then got interested in experimental film there and started doing my own films. Eric Darnell
Well, clearly Apple is a role model of the American innovation whereby it produced all these products - iPod, iPhone, iPad - that are really now dominating all the technology arena in the world. Al-Waleed bin Talal
Digital technology is the same revolution as adding sound to pictures and the same revolution as adding color to pictures. Nothing more and nothing less. George Lucas
I like that in 'Caprica' the virtual world is a new thing. The parents didn't have that growing up. And it's the same thing about the Internet and all the current technology. It didn't exist like it does now for our parents' generation. Kids aren't relating to their parents anymore, and I just find that so honest. Magda Apanowicz
Stock exchanges say that more than half of all trades are now executed by just a handful of high-frequency traders, who use rapid-fire computers to essentially force slower investors to give up profits, then disappear before anyone knows what happened. Charles Duhigg
There just isn't anything more invigorating than to read an article or hear about an entrepreneur using the term 'disruptive technology' that makes no reference to me as the source. When it's clear they really got the idea and they use it as if it were in everyday parlance, that's the ultimate triumph. Clayton M. Christensen
Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hallmark of true science. Aldous Huxley
I am still the same person doing the same science. Why are people so impressed when some academy in Sweden gives an award? Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my high appreciation of the honour extended to me many years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by enrolling me amongst its members. Guglielmo Marconi
I am so sorry to see the state of reading in such decline. I think it says something really scary and terrible about us as a culture. I think it does have to do with everyone's total global embrace of technology. Lee Smith
You've probably heard the stories about how io9 got its name. And maybe you know that io9 co-founder Charlie Jane Anders and I were inspired by Kathy Keeton, whose groundbreaking magazine 'Omni' combined coverage of real science with science fiction. But what you probably don't know is how unlikely it was that io9 ever succeeded at all. Annalee Newitz
Most people are really stunned to find out that the technology has been around for more than 100 years, and that the diesel engine was in fact invented to run on vegetable oil. Daryl Hannah
You can never properly predict the future as it really turns out. So you are doing something a little different when you write science fiction. You are trying to take a different perspective on now. Kim Stanley Robinson
IBM's long-standing mantra is 'Think.' What has always made IBM a fascinating and compelling place for me, is the passion of the company, and its people, to apply technology and scientific thinking to major societal issues. Ginni Rometty
War is the science of destruction. John Abbott
People get so trapped by their technology now. Real life is so much better. I love talking with my mother and father. We really enjoy staying in and making a meal together. I'm very close with all four of my older sisters as well. Sammi Hanratty
Science has authority, not because of white coats, or titles, but because of precision and transparency: you explain your theory, set out your evidence, and reference the studies that support your case. Ben Goldacre
The No Child Left Behind Program was an incentive to the schools to get their kids up to snuff on math and science and reading. Sandra Day O'Connor
I use many different gadgets connected with computers; I use PCs, laptops and a Palm Pilot. I also use the Internet to visit websites, especially within Polish-language Internet. I usually go to political discussion groups and sites - of course, as I use my real name, people never believe that they are chatting with me! Lech Walesa
All space projects push the frontiers of technology and are drivers of innovation. Martin Rees
Genomic science, as the newest frontier in scholarly research, is throwing open the door to a revolutionary way of approaching our health, the health and welfare of animals, and the sustainability of our environment. John Sharp
I love science fiction. Pam Grier
I've never been a great one for technology. Orlando Bloom
I've always been very one-sided about science, and when I was younger, I concentrated almost all my effort on it. Richard P. Feynman
For those of you who are underrepresented in technology, know that you've always been here. Look in photos and see yourself reflecting back. Megan Smith
Only a minority of science fiction dystopias attempt to plumb the real existential roots of oppression, the flaws in humanity's nature that undermine our best attempts at organizing ourselves into social units. Paul Di Filippo
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village. Marshall McLuhan
As technology continues to increase our possibilities, what we're seeing is a shrinking of the lag time between what we dream about and what we create. Jason Silva
My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sidney Altman
Most students are presented only with the evolutionary belief system in their schools, and they are censored from hearing challenges to it. Let our young people understand science correctly and hear both sides of the origins issue and then evaluate them. Ken Ham
The more you densify a city, the more congestion will increase, however technology changes... cities so packed that they will no longer function... vertical sprawl. Leon Krier
Is there anything more self-defeating than using technology to free up your time - so that you can learn how to do an even better job at it? Evgeny Morozov
Perhaps it would be better for science, that all criticism should be avowed. Charles Babbage
The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time. David M. Brown
As a child I always steered clear of science fiction, but in the autumn of 1977, the bow-wave of publicity for the first 'Star Wars' movie had already reached me, so I was eager for anything science-fictional. Philip Reeve
I'm a futurist. Technology is our way out of almost every problem we have. Technology can create a new sense of community. Hal Sparks
In this respect, the history of science, like the history of all civilization, has gone through cycles. Abdus Salam
I am told that there have been over the years a number of experiments taking place in places like Massachusetts Institute of Technology that have been entirely based on concepts raised by Star Trek. Patrick Stewart
Not only does Yahoo! have a unique franchise, it increasingly has industry-leading tools, technology and, most importantly, people. Jerry Yang
With technology, there is so much isolation with people now, that there are very few places where you can connect. Mireille Guiliano
I've had a very unusual background in science - not the usual route of planning on being a scientist from age 3. I think my story shows that success is more about personal motivation and determination than it is about where you were born or what your economic status was. Craig Venter
I think technology is us, not something we invented. I think we are more psychic now because we have cell phones and you can look and see who's calling you. When people start seeing technology as us, as humanity, our whole idea of what existence is, is going to shift. Ryan Trecartin
I don't really love computers. John Maeda
I liked math - that was my favorite subject - and I was very interested in astronomy and in physical science. Sally Ride
Though neglectful of their responsibility to protect science, scientists are increasingly aware of their responsibility to society. John Polanyi
When you think about Twitter and you think what a dumb stupid throwaway technology, and then you have the Iranian elections and it actually saves the day - you can't prejudge technologies now because they have effects you may not have intended. Douglas Coupland
Science provides an understanding of a universal experience. Arts provide a universal understanding of a personal experience. Mae Jemison
Art and science have so much in common - the process of trial and error, finding something new and innovative, and to experiment and succeed in a breakthrough. Peter M. Brant
The Internet is ultimately about innovation and integration, but you don't get the innovation unless you integrate Web technology into the processes by which you run your business. Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
Most people say that it is the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character. Albert Einstein
All of technology, really, is about maximizing free options. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
I realize that, to many readers, Hard Fantasy may seem to be a contradiction in terms. Fantasy, according to most generally recognized definitions, differs from both 'real world' fiction and 'science fiction' in that magic or magical creatures are active elements. Jane Lindskold
To explore technology for me is something that I have to do. Otherwise, I feel completely left in the back... abandoned. Bernardo Bertolucci
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. Lewis Thomas
Contrary to what professional economists will typically tell you, economics is not a science. All economic theories have underlying political and ethical assumptions, which make it impossible to prove them right or wrong in the way we can with theories in physics or chemistry. Ha-Joon Chang
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science. Robert G. Ingersoll
I think science has begun to demonstrate that aging is a disease. If it is, it can be cured. Tom Robbins
There's been some research in cognitive science, I'm told, that discloses that there have always been perhaps 10 to 15 percent of people who are, as Pascal puts it, so made that they cannot believe. To us, when people talk about faith, it's white noise. Christopher Hitchens
I was a very keen reader of science fiction. Terry Pratchett
I would rather have racing without computers. The human side is forgotten, and instead of talking over what's happening and just trusting the feel of the driver, the data becomes almost more important. Jacques Villeneuve
The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job. John Cameron
Read good books. Read bad books - and figure out why you don't like them. Then don't do it when you write. If you are a science fiction or fantasy writer, going to conventions and attending panels is very useful. Patricia Briggs
I think Junior is certainly a science fiction premise as is Twins, as is Dave, beyond Ghostbusters. Ivan Reitman
Russia's oil fields are mature and require capital and Western technology even to keep production flat. Roger Altman
There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind. Bill Nye
Science and the many benefits that science has produced have played a crucial part in our history and produced vast improvements to human welfare. John Sulston
When I wrote 'Neuromancer', I had a list in my head of all the things the future was assumed to be which it would not be in the book I was about to write. In a sense, I intended 'Neuromancer', among other things, to be a critique of all the aspects of science fiction that no longer satisfied me. William Gibson
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. Bill Gates
Post-Modernism was a reaction against Modernism. It came quite early to music and literature, and a little later to architecture. And I think it's still coming to computer science. Larry Wall
We can be incredibly disconnected in this day and age with computers and cell phones. Marcia Gay Harden
In our interconnected world, novel technology could empower just one fanatic, or some weirdo with a mindset of those who now design computer viruses, to trigger some kind of disaster. Indeed, catastrophe could arise simply from technical misadventure - error rather than terror. Martin Rees
I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true. But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction. David Eddings
As a filmmaker, deep blacks are essential, and in my experience, no technology captures those attributes as well as Plasma. Ridley Scott
Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that's precise, predictive and reliable - a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional. Brian Greene
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. Carl Sagan
People who are more than casually interested in computers should have at least some idea of what the underlying hardware is like. Otherwise the programs they write will be pretty weird. Donald Knuth
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic. Thomas Huxley
I had learned that science is a rewarding, active process of discovery, not the passive absorption of what others had discovered. Harold E. Varmus
I also assume that they are not simply the physical properties of things as now conceived by physical science. Instead, they are ecological, in the sense that they are properties of the environment relative to an animal. James J. Gibson
Today, computers are almost second nature to most of us. James Dyson
Technology businesses in general are susceptible to hacking. That's why you have to work really, really, really hard with law enforcement, with security experts, internal and external groups, to make sure you're paying attention and addressing security concerns. Evan Spiegel
I am not a big technology person. I don't go on the Internet really much at all. Drawing is like a zen thing; it's private, which in this day and age is harder to come by. Tim Burton
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
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. Ambrose Bierce
'Incontrovertible' is not a scientific word. Nothing is incontrovertible in science. Ivar Giaever
As technology advances, so too does terrorists' use of technology to communicate - both to inspire and recruit. The widespread use of technology propagates the persistent terrorist message to attack U.S. interests, whether in the homeland or abroad. James Comey
Stradivarius, in particular, was the most amazing craftsman and one of the great artists and scientists that ever lived because he figured out something with the sound and the science of acoustics that we still don't understand it completely. Joshua Bell
Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We're online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us. James Comey
Computers double their performance every month. Stephen Hawking
I think it's really hard to draw a hard-and-fast line and say 'Grimm's Fairy Tales' doesn't count as science fiction or fantasy. Or at what point do we say mythology is not fantasy, so reading mythology when you're young does not count as an exposure to fantasy? Robin Hobb
Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development - an insight came from that book. Robert Reed
Octavia Butler often described herself as an outsider, but within science fiction, she was loved as an insider, someone who was a fan first and came to S.F. writing as an enthusiastic reader. Karen Joy Fowler
In Hollywood, they think drawn animation doesn't work anymore, computers are the way. They forget that the reason computers are the way is that Pixar makes good movies. So everybody tries to copy Pixar. They're relying too much on the technology and not enough on the artists. Tim Burton
Journalism should be more like science. As far as possible, facts should be verifiable. If journalists want long-term credibility for their profession, they have to go in that direction. Have more respect for readers. Julian Assange
I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who took an interest in me and presented me with a key to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted. Frederick Reines
I'm a science fiction author at heart, and what I like about the Cthulhu Mythos setting is that, at its core, it is horror science fiction. I can take ideas from modern theoretical science, manipulate them in truly bizarre and weird ways, and remain true to the Cthulhu Mythos vision. David Conyers
I've always been into computers. When I was getting out of high school and forming my identity musically, all of it was really coming into the fold, computers and drum machines. It felt like, you know, I'm in the right place at the right time. I liked the collision. Trent Reznor
The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world. Jeffery Deaver
There can be no truce between science and religion. John Burdon Sanderson Haldane
Before the Internet, before BBSes and Fidonet and Usenet and LiveJournal and blogs and Facebook and Twitter, before the World Wide Web and hot-and-cold-online-everything, science fiction fandom had a long-lived, robust, well-debugged technology of social networking and virtual community. Patrick Nielsen Hayden
James Cameron has always been way ahead of the curve in terms of the use of technology in his movies. Joe Morton
We must learn to set our emotions aside and embrace what science tells us. GMOs and nuclear power are two of the most effective and most important green technologies we have. If - after looking at the data - you aren't in favour of using them responsibly, you aren't an environmentalist. Ramez Naam
It turns out it's not rocket science to design a sacred space. Greg Lynn
You frighten a lot of scientists. If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that; they become silent, or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's for the honesty of science, that we have to do it. Nils-Axel Morner
U.S. nuclear technology is one of this nation's most valuable secrets, and it should have been protected. Charles Bass
Science, it is said, no doubt has ameliorated the material conditions of human life, but is powerless to solve those moral and philosophical questions that interest cultured people so deeply. Elie Metchnikoff
I would like to see every parent either directly - if they are comfortable with the technology - or through a personal tutor, being able to access real-time information about their child. Jim Knight
Science is objective. And in my view we cannot take any experimental results seriously except in the light of good explanations of them. David Deutsch
My dad was an engineer and so I had this picture of science and technology and pursuits of the mind as being more impressive than artistic pursuits, which I saw a as kind of frivolous. Scott McCloud
Science is a victim of its own reductive metaphors: 'Big Bang,' 'selfish gene' and so on. Richard Dawkins' selfish gene fitted with the Thatcherite politics of the time. It should actually be the 'altruistic gene,' but he'd never have sold as many books with a title like that. Charles Jencks
Mystery Science Theater is really a postmodern show, it's really derived of many influences. Joel Hodgson
There were certain questions about the foundations of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated. Leon Kass
When high school students ask to spend their afternoons and weekends in my laboratory, I am amazed: I didn't develop that kind of enthusiasm for science until I was 28 years old. Harold E. Varmus
I grew up before computers. Computers are changing things, not all for the good. Graham Hawkes
If you just have a single problem to solve, then fine, go ahead and use a neural network. But if you want to do science and understand how to choose architectures, or how to go to a new problem, you have to understand what different architectures can and cannot do. Marvin Minsky
With communication technology in general, there's a kind of certain critical mass of people. Once you get to 15% of the world's entire population using one communication technology, that's a big deal. It's beyond the theoretical at this point. The people who think it's a fad have probably not been paying that much attention. Ben Horowitz
The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it. Scott McNealy
The reason it has taken so long for the robotics industry to move forward is because people keep trying to make something that is cool but difficult to achieve rather than trying to find solutions to actual human problems. Technology can be extremely expensive if you don't focus. Colin Angle
Magic and new technology have always walked hand in hand - even back in the days of Robert Houdin. David Copperfield
Technology's related to everything. Technology is making the world more accessible, so yeah, as generations go by, they'll become more and more married to each other, for sure. I think they go hand in hand - fashion inspires design, and technology inspires design as well. Justin Timberlake
Unfortunately, science cannot be reduced to short, catchy phrases. And if this is all that the general public can comprehend, it's no wonder that we spend so much of our time in the interminable debate about belief in God, or lack thereof. Greg Graffin
All policies should be guided by science, not just whose voice is the loudest. Martin Heinrich
There's nothing wrong with technology. It's when technology is the story and not the artist, that's the problem. Billy Corgan
It was like stepping on to an escalator; I could do anything. I was just made for science. Cynthia Kenyon
Technology has allowed me to reach my fans directly. Social media: it has been a complete revolution of how to interact, promote and share things. Tony Hawk
We have to realize that science is a double-edged sword. One edge of the sword can cut against poverty, illness, disease and give us more democracies, and democracies never war with other democracies, but the other side of the sword could give us nuclear proliferation, biogerms and even forces of darkness. Michio Kaku
I have three brothers and they're all into computers. They're all intellects. My mother would pay me a quarter a page to read a book and I couldn't make 50 cents. I just couldn't do it. Josh Holloway
There are few moments in science in which you genuinely are excited. The discovery of superfluidity in helium-3 was one of those moments. David Lee
Science, in the broadest sense, includes all reasonable claims to knowledge about ourselves and the world. Sam Harris
Advances in technology and in our understanding of illness and disease together with an expanded workforce and greater resources will allow us to provide more services to a higher quality. John Hutton
A smartphone is a computer - it's not built using a computer - the job it does is the job of being a computer. So, everything we say about computers, that the software you run should be free - you should insist on that - applies to smart phones just the same. And likewise to those tablets. Richard Stallman
I see L.A. as a workplace rather than somewhere to live. If I don't get out, I go crazy. If you have a little success, people treat you differently, so it's good to keep a healthy perspective. It's acting, not rocket science. Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible. Ray Bradbury
Science is all metaphor. Timothy Leary
All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon. Roger Bacon
Technology is something we buy to sell to the customers. Ericsson, Nokia and IBM do technology for a living, so let's give it to them because they know best. It has made the business model of Bharti very, very sustainable. Sunil Mittal
I'm fascinated with genetic science, and I have been for a very long time. I always look at science and technology because I think that the developments in my lifetime have been so remarkable - and we're only at the tip of the iceberg with projects like decoding the human genome. Nick Rhodes
Crack the science of loyalty at scale for local business, and that becomes something that can add a huge amount of value to an important sector of our economy. Seth Priebatsch
There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives. David Brin
I'm a technological optimist in that I do believe that technology will provide solutions that will allow the world in 2050 to support 9 billion people at an acceptable standard of living. But I'm a political pessimist in that I am concerned about whether the science will be appropriately applied. Martin Rees
Today, technology asks too much of people. Chad Hurley
Through basic science literacy, people can understand the policy choices we need to be making. Scientists are not necessarily the greatest communicators, but science and communication is one of the fundamentals we need to address. People are interested. James Murdoch
When the honour is given to that scientist personally the happiness is sweet indeed. Science is, on the whole, an informal activity, a life of shirt sleeves and coffee served in beakers. George Porter
Of course, not everybody's willing to go out and do the experiments, but for the people who are willing to go out and do that, - if the experiments don't work, then it means it's not science. Seth Lloyd
The scientist is also a composer... You could think of science as discovering one particular thing - a supernova or whatever. You could also think of it as discovering this whole new way of seeing the world. Lisa Randall
The same computers that make it impossible for you to cheat on your income tax can ensure that the blood of your group is in the ambulance that picks you up from a car smash. John Brunner
GIS started on mainframe computers; we could get one map every five to 10 hours, and if we made a mistake, it could take longer. In the early '90s, when people started buying PCs, we migrated to desktop software. Jack Dangermond
More than 20 years on, sustained competition, informed customers and the rapid growth of new technology provide the necessary environment for substantial deregulation. Stephen Carter
'Why are we here?' 'What is our purpose? 'Is there an afterlife?' 'Is there a God?' 'Is it all about science?' Those are big questions, and usually, TV is a little scared to go there. Evangeline Lilly
I had no talent for science. What was infinitely worse: all my fraternity brothers were engineers. Kurt Vonnegut
After a semester or so, my infatuation with computers burnt out as quickly as it had begun. Eric Allin Cornell
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort. William Gibson
Being nerdy just means being passionate about something, including everyone - the coolest people on Earth are passionate and therefore nerdy about something whatever it is, whether it's sports, or gaming, or technology, or fashion, or beauty, or food, or whatever. Zachary Levi
Science fiction, to me, has not only things that wouldn't happen, but other planets. Margaret Atwood
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion. Ralph W. Sockman
I don't care how big and fast computers are, they're not as big and fast as the world. Herbert Simon
If information wants to be free, then that's true everywhere, not just in information technology. Mitch Kapor
Sites need to be able to interact in one single, universal space. Tim Berners-Lee
In science fiction, you can also test out your own realities. Theodore Sturgeon
Given the volume of PC sales and the way McAfee runs its operation, I imagine there must be thousands of phantom subscribers - folks who signed up once upon a time and left the software behind two or three computers ago. Barton Gellman
I think what's always been interesting to me than the science and the criminality with this job is what happens to your persona, your disposition, after day in and day out dealing with life and death. George Eads
I've always been a big fan of science fiction and of the worlds of the spiritual and the mystic. Dan Aykroyd
I liked science very much. A science teacher in high school inspired me, and because of him, I began studying science at the university. But when I got there... well, the subject still attracted me a lot, but I had to do all these exams, and it was just like working in an office. I couldn't stand that. Theo Jansen
I'd always loved technology. It's something I always messed around with in computer labs at school. So I glommed onto it very early as way to differentiate myself in business. Daniel Suarez
With science fiction there's endless possibilities. Anna Torv
There is a science to managing high tech businesses, and it needs to be respected. One of them is that in technology businesses, leadership is temporary. It's constantly recycling. So the asset has limited lifetime. Eric Schmidt
The basic scientific conclusions on climate change are very robust and for good reason. The greenhouse effect is simple science: greenhouse gases trap heat, and humans are emitting ever more greenhouse gases. Nicholas Stern
Nobody wants to be against technology, but I think that regulators should not - and people should not - assume that faster is always better in markets. Bart Chilton
I think management and technology all come into play in building a super-yacht. It is a challenge - a serious challenge. Gautam Singhania
The two great aims of industrialism - replacement of people by technology and concentration of wealth into the hands of a small plutocracy - seem close to fulfillment. Wendell Berry
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology accepts blacks in the top ten percent of students, but at MIT this puts them in the bottom ten percent of the class. Thomas Sowell
In my contemporary stories, I write about today's quilters, inventive techniques they use, and how technology has influenced their art. Novels set in the past let me have fun researching patterns that were popular and fabrics and tools available to quilters through history. Jennifer Chiaverini
The point of an accelerator is to teach you about companies and business, not about technology. Sam Altman
As smartphones have allowed us to have our computers, emails, social media feeds, and a full surveillance system in our pockets at all times, stories of the law enforcement's unease with that have been popping up in the press. And of course, the ones that become viral videos aren't exactly flattering for law enforcement. Sarah Lacy
The reason why Apple computers have worked so well over time is that, unlike Microsoft, they don't bend over backward to be compatible with every piece of hardware or software in the digital universe. To code or create for Apple, you follow Apple's rules. If you're even allowed to. Douglas Rushkoff
I've been thinking about disowning some of my genes lately. I have a few healthy, happy, long-living optimists in my family tree - most of them fans of Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy, a major champion of positive thinking. But I've got plenty of ancestors who played out more tortured hands. Ariel Gore
More and more people are seeing the films on computers - lousy sound, lousy picture - and they think they've seen the film, but they really haven't. David Lynch
Regardless of how it's done, transaction costs will continue to plummet as computers get more powerful. Low transaction costs are a wonderful thing if you're in the transaction business. They're wonderful for consumers too, making it cheaper and easier to buy things and creating new things to buy. Nathan Myhrvold
In the seventeenth century, the science of medicine had not wholly cut asunder from astrology and necromancy; and the trusting Christian still believed in some occult influences, chiefly planetary, which governed not only his crops but his health and life. Alice Morse Earle
It's important with any new technology to try to pay conscious attention to what the drawbacks might be. We choose to multitask. Sometimes our choices aren't the wisest of choices, and we regret them, but they are our choices. I think it'd be wrong to think that they're automatically bad. James Gleick
In life sciences, we find a reasonable balance between men and women. In engineering and computer science, we have a major problem. A very small percentage of women will be in computer science. Freeman A. Hrabowski III
Well, we didn't have our original drummer on our last record. And most of that album was not played as a band in the studio. It was mostly the world of computers and overdubs. There was very few things played live or worked out as a band. James Iha
I think any new technology that helps connect and create social cohesion is great. But at the end of the day, you and I are analog creatures. We have to take 'oohs and aahs' and convert them to 0s and 1s and then convert them back to 'oohs and aahs.' Narratives that work in social networks are the exchange of stories that are told well. Peter Guber
I was a daydreamer, and there is a lot of history and geography and science I missed out on because I was in my head. And I regret that. Gillian Anderson
Apple has long been a leading innovator of mobile technology; I myself own an iPhone. Al Franken
I don't think journalism changes. It's about digging into stories and telling them well. The basic tenets of great reporting stay the same while things around it change. Technology has made reporting easier, but it has also caused job loss. Social media has increased discussion around topics, but it has its own challenges at times. Soledad O'Brien
We all know Sen. Feinstein is out of touch, but just to make it worse, by not embracing today's technology, she isn't even connected. Out of touch and disconnected. Elizabeth Emken
My brother is a scientist. He's a professor at MIT. He brought science fiction into my world. Chris Carter
Sense About Science is much more than an innocent fact-checking service. It is a spin-off of a bizarre political network that began life as the ultra-left Revolutionary Communist Party and switched over to extreme corporate libertarianism when it launched 'Living Marxism' magazine in the late eighties. Zac Goldsmith
As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science, the Nobel prize. Murray Gell-Mann
Our relationships with our computers are almost sexual, they're so close. They're just such a huge part of our lives. Mackenzie Davis
No single achievement in science is possible without the painstaking work of the many hundreds who have built the foundation on which all new work is based. Polykarp Kusch
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. Edward Teller
I interviewed most of the presidential candidates about their positions on technology issues in the 2008 election. After those interviews I endorsed one candidate from each party - Barack Obama and John McCain. Neither of them were leading the primaries at the time, but they seemed like the best candidates, solely from a tech policy perspective. Michael Arrington
I don't like science because I don't think it makes sense to put a definition on everything. It's a lot more exciting to think of things as mysterious. King Tuff
I can't say I'm particularly happy about all the spam and the viruses and the equivalent that we see on the Net, but I think technology can deal with many of the problems that we're now seeing, whether it's filtering or whatever, and laws may help a lot. Vint Cerf
As social media is less about technology and more about relationship building, we are starting to see more women have a heavy influence if not dominant role in the social media space. It's no wonder that Facebook is being run in part by chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. Erik Qualman
The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant man of letters can understand it, seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley and Romanes in the last century. Albert J. Nock
My problem is that I like technology, but I always have to ask myself, 'Now wait a minute, will I actually have any use for this?' Jerry Zucker
The thing I have discovered about working with personal finance is that the good news is that it is not rocket science. Personal finance is about 80 percent behavior. It is only about 20 percent head knowledge. Dave Ramsey
Science is a little bit more than a wonderful way of modelling and predicting; it's a wonderful technical abstraction. I think science is a really wonderful technical abstraction. Bernard Beckett
Yes, I play computer games. I think you've got to embrace the latest technology. For someone to dismiss games as not important would be the same as saying the Internet is not important. Bruce Feirstein
People think of science as rolling back the mystery of God. I look at science as slowly creeping toward the mystery of God. Allan Hamilton
But I'm so slow on it because I find it terribly hard writing blind on computers. The computer speaks to me, but it's just so slow, I'm so terribly slow using it. Jack Vance
The only technology that can 'see' beneath the ground is radar imagery. But satellite imagery also allows scientists to map short- and long-term changes to the Earth's surface. Buried archaeological remains affect the overlying vegetation, soils and even water in different ways, depending on the landscapes you're examining. Sarah Parcak
Sometime in the future, science will be able to create realities that we can't even begin to imagine. As we evolve, we'll be able to construct other information systems that correspond to other realities, universes based on logic completely different from ours and not based on space and time. Robert Lanza
I think of myself as a Hollywood hillbilly, but I'm sick of all these questions people ask about Alabama. 'Do you have an outhouse?' 'Is there a lot of inbreeding in your family?' They think all Southerners don't have computers and TV sets and that we're all still living in 1862. Sunny Mabrey
My biggest mistake was when I started up easyEverything, a chain of Internet cafes. The idea that people would go to a shop to use a computer was revolutionary in 1999. It worked for a while, but cheap technology almost killed it. One silver lining of the problems I faced was that it gave me experience of turnarounds. Stelios Haji-Ioannou
Some day science may have the existence of mankind in its power, and the human race can commit suicide by blowing up the world. Henry Adams
Starting on February 1, 2010, and running through until May 30, I will be Toronto Public Library's Writer in Residence, working out of the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Speculation at the Lillian H. Smith branch at College and Spadina. Karl Schroeder
In practice, downsizing is too often about cutting your work force while keeping your business the same, and doing so not by investments in productivity-enhancing technology, but by making people pull 80-hour weeks and bringing in temps to fill the gap. James Surowiecki
You are cruising along, and then technology changes. You have to adapt. Marc Andreessen
You just have to adapt, and you have to realize where people are going to actually play their games. It used to just be Nintendo and PlayStation, and now it's all kind of devices. So you've got to learn to adapt what you know from the technology into those areas... I've been wanting to do a mobile game for a long time. Tony Hawk
The technology is good and it's bad. You know what you're dealing with out there musically, but my head stops at this electronic stuff. I don't quite know what I'm dealing with out there yet. Paul Anka
My parents were Zionists born in Poland. My father was a rabbi who didn't know much about science and ran a grocery store in the neighborhood with my mother's help. Ada Yonath
Technology, ideology, and social and cultural changes periodically throw out new forms of violence for humanity to contend with. Steven Pinker
I think we're heading towards a world of what I call 'technological socialism.' Where technology - not the government or the state - will begin to take care of us. Technology will provide our healthcare for free. The best education in the world - for free. Peter Diamandis
I had two different degrees: One in International Relations/Political Science and another degree in Radio and Television Production. Hannah Simone
We are in an electronic technology age now and it's about time we put away the old stuff. Monica Edwards
Government technology processes are mind-boggling long and complicated. A procurement process alone is typically two years, and that doesn't account for the time required to actually build the product. Jennifer Pahlka
The birth of science rang the death-knell of an arbitrary and constantly interposing Supreme Power. Annie Besant
I don't think there's a date minimum or maximum. I don't get the whole 'All right, you've got to wait three days to call after the date.' If I got a number from a girl, I'd call that night. There's no science to it for me. You just do what it is that you feel like doing. Channing Tatum
I think there's a gigantic generation gap in terms of how people understand the Internet and how much they think technology is an important factor in social change. Alex Steffen
All of the people who are using their BlackBerries or their iPhones, Facebook, all of the people who are sitting in cafes and hotels rooms doing their work, they're all using wireless technology, and we shouldn't assume that the only way of the future is high speed cable. Tony Abbott
Our commitment to coaches will be realized via TeamCarew, a grassroots marketing program that will provide them with insight and tools to teach the art and science of hitting. Rod Carew
GIS is waking up the world to the power of geography, this science of integration, and has the framework for creating a better future. Jack Dangermond
I think technology has changed America, not any one organization. Technology is taking the power away from the few. There'll be a lot more choices, and good people who are doing serious stuff will survive and there'll be a lot more voices, and that is very healthy. Brian Lamb
At Tencent, we may be businessmen, but we are still chasing our IT, our science. We are still striving to create something really cool, trying to create things we couldn't even imagine without our new technologies. I am still clinging to this enthusiasm. Ma Huateng
I feel drawn to experiment with ways that technology can interact with notions of intimacy, because so much of technology is done in a way that's very cold and has such an opposite effect. Jaron Lanier
Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe. High-speed Internet connections and low-cost, skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination. Bob Taft
I've always been slightly embittered about computers because it was the only subject I failed at school. Matt Frewer
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. Fred Allen
Over the eons I've been a fan of, and sucker for, each latest automated system to 'simplify' and 'bring order to' my life. Very early on this led me to the beautiful-and-doomed Lotus Agenda for my DOS computers, and Actioneer for the early Palm. James Fallows
With science and reason throughout history, what people believed turned out to be false. So I like to keep an open mind to all perspectives and learn and become more fully realised as a person. I just feel we're never going to know what the full picture is. Conor Oberst
Computers ought to help people find their own best path through lots of textual information. Mitch Kapor
For much of this decade, both Congressional and administration budget projections showed a decline in science and technology accounts of between 20 and 30 percent in real dollars. The real impact to date has been far less severe. Charles Vest
It's hard for us in our stores to be a leader in technology. Lee Scott
Technology makes everyone feel old. A laptop is old after two years. Someone always has something newer. Everyone seems to feel obsolete now, even the young. Jennifer Egan
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. Max Planck
Software Engineering might be science; but that's not what I do. I'm a hacker, not an engineer. Jamie Zawinski
For consumers to benefit from technology, there has to be fair and open competition. Fair and open competition is the only course we know that can lead to meaningful innovation. Hector Ruiz
I like science fiction. Arthur C. Clarke, Philip K. Dick and Vonnegut, and I really like Margaret Atwood, 'The Handmaid's Tale.' And you know, so much of science fiction has to do with predicting what's to come, so I think that's really interesting. Conor Oberst
I had actually studied political science in college. I had dreams of being a lawyer at one time. Michael Kelly
I went into science, ending up with a Ph.D. in cell biology, but along the way I found out that experimental science involves many hours and days and nights of laboratory work, which is a lot like washing dishes, only a little more challenging. I was too impatient, and maybe a little too sloppy, for it. Barbara Ehrenreich
There's been an incredible censorship in America and throughout the world, but particularly in America where students aren't even allowed to critically think about evolution, the issue of origins; they are not allowed to hear other points of view; they are taught incorrectly about science and taught that evolution is fact. Ken Ham
The Amish communities of Pennsylvania, despite the retro image of horse-drawn buggies and straw hats, have long been engaged in a productive debate about the consequences of technology. Howard Rheingold
Polygraph tests are 20th-century witchcraft. Sam Ervin
Science is beginning to catch up with global health problems. William Foege
I never took a computer science course in college, because then it was a thing you just learned on your own. Mitchel Resnick
The man of science is a poor philosopher. Albert Einstein
Science is increasingly answering questions that used to be the province of religion. Stephen Hawking
It's feasible that we'll meet other sentient life forms and conduct commerce with them. We don't now have the technology to physically travel outside our solar system for such an exchange to take place, but we are like Columbus centuries ago, learning fast how to get somewhere few think possible. Dimitar Sasselov
Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house. Henri Poincare
There's two tiers of science fiction: the McDonalds sci-fi like Star Trek, where they have an adventure and solve it before the last commercial, and there are books that once you've read, you never look at the world the same way again. David Gerrold
Is my science of a level consistent with other people who have gotten the Nobel? Yes. Craig Venter
To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science. Hannes Alfven
I'm always a little bit cautious around invented terminology because so much science fiction is off-putting to the uninitiated. You open up the first page, and it's full of all these made-up words. Alastair Reynolds
The L.A. Trilogy is completely separate from my far-future space opera series, 'The Spider Wars,' which kicks off in March with 'The Burning Dark.' I like to write across different styles and genres - I love space opera and science fiction, but I also love crime and noir, so this is a great opportunity to have some fun with another genre mash-up. Adam Christopher
The Internet rewards scale; by trading higher up-front costs for lower marginal cost, market leaders can invest in better technology and service. As a result, there is nothing online that is both great in quality and small in scale. Amazon wasn't originally a better bookstore than the small shops we mourn, but it is now. John Katzman
The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it. John Perry Barlow
Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness. Aleister Crowley
I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than tennis. Sally Ride
The one thing that advances a society is not technology or so-called development; it's love - that one principle. Tom Shadyac
Throwing more science at things isn't always the answer. Tyler Cowen
I got into science because I thought that, with inspiration and hard work, I could figure out how life works. Randy Schekman
You have no time to do the science if you're talking to the media. James Hansen
The great growling engine of change - technology. Alvin Toffler
Computers allow us to squeeze the most out of everything, whether it's Google looking up things, so I guess that tends to make us a little lazy about reading books and doing things the hard way to understand how those things work. Buzz Aldrin
The ideas of science germinate in a matrix of established knowledge gained by experiment; they are not lonesome thoughts, born in a rarified realm where no researcher has ever gone before. Seth Shostak
Ideologically, the pursuit of science is not that different from the ideology that goes into punk rock. The idea of challenging authority is consistent with what I have been taught as a scientist. Greg Graffin
Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature. Paul Valery
With a background in science I am extremely interested in the meeting ground of science, theology, and philosophy, especially the ethical questions at the border of science and theology. Alan Lightman
I really don't think of myself as a science writer. James Gleick
Any sufficiently badly-written science is indistinguishable from magic. Aaron Allston
In high school, I used to teach guitar and fix computers by the hour. I was looking for some way to make some cash, so I actually learned how to play guitar in order to try to teach it. Jon Oringer
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all. John F. Kennedy
If I had unlimited funds, wall space and storage, I would collect a lot more things, like 'Planet of the Apes,' 'Star Wars,' science fiction stuff, autographs, and prop guns and weapons. I have to draw the line somewhere. Kirk Hammett
Science fiction is not formulaic. Octavia E. Butler
There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them! Richard P. Feynman
All science is based on models, and every scientific model comprises three distinct stages: statement of well-defined hypotheses; deduction of all the consequences of these hypotheses, and nothing but these consequences; confrontation of these consequences with observed data. Maurice Allais
I'm dependent on writing for a living, so really it's to my advantage to understand how the creative process works. One of the problems is, when you start to do that, in effect you're going to have to step off the edge of science and rationality. Alan Moore
I detest computers. If you had a device like that 30 years ago that froze up constantly, misbehaved constantly, lost your information and screwed up when you needed it the most, it would have been laughable. Tom Scholz
I like where we're going with technology and global integration, but the fact that corporations and dollars rule everything in our lives, I don't like it. This isn't the Hollywood I wanted to be part of. Neill Blomkamp
If you look at, you know, the limitations of creating new products, you're only limited by the technology that you have to work with. Homaro Cantu
Weapons of mass destruction aren't pulled out of a black hat like a white rabbit at a magic show. They're produced in factories. There's science and technology involved. They're not produced in a hole in the ground or in a basement. Scott Ritter
In science, it is rare that a transformational change occurs during our lifetimes. Dimitar Sasselov
If your computer speaks English, it was probably made in Japan. Alan Perlis
I started in comics in 2005, ten years ago, and at that time, I didn't have a cell phone. I don't even think I had a computer myself, you know. And just in those ten years, how much technology has changed. Jeff Lemire
I am always struck by the fact that human awareness of our place in nature, like so much of modern science, began with the Industrial Revolution. Kenneth R. Miller
We don't regard any scientific theory as the absolute truth. Kenneth R. Miller
The only way you multiply resources is with technology. To really affect poverty, energy, health, education, or anything else - there is no other way. Vinod Khosla
The science tells us that if we fail to reduce global warming pollution, global temperatures will rise to dangerous levels and unleash devastating extreme weather events and accelerate destructive sea level rise. Frances Beinecke
In order for America to remain a global leader in innovation and opportunity, we must give our children a solid foundation in math and science. Kenny Marchant
The committee's finding that China stole sensitive technology from U.S. weapons research labs is alarming. Charles Bass
I was the first spokesperson for the Better Hearing Institute in Washington. And that's the message we tried to send out - there is hearing help out there, and the technology and options are amazing. Norm Crosby
I wish people would turn off their computers, go outside, talk to people, touch people, lick people, enjoy each other's company and smell each other on the rump. Tre Cool
Computer games tend to be boys' games, warlike games with more violence. We have not spent enough time thinking through how to encourage more girls to be involved in computing before coming to college so they can see a possible career in information technology. Freeman A. Hrabowski III
The science is clear that there is an increase in the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. What is not clear from the science is how much of that increase is caused by human activity; and what also is not clear is what impact those increases have on the climatic cycle. Jim Sensenbrenner
I think that's the phenomenon of our time is that a lot of women keep themselves in good shape but that there's not a lot of accommodation or people out there to connect with and the technology. Stockard Channing
No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'. Danielle Berry
You could warm Mars up, over time, with greenhouse gases. Elon Musk
I think that if there's one key insight science can bring to fiction, it's that fiction - the study of the human condition - needs to broaden its definition of the human condition. Because the human condition isn't immutable and doomed to remain uniform forever. Charles Stross
For a member to say, 'I'm a lame duck' violates political science 101. Charles B. Rangel
The PC is successful because we're all benefiting from the competition with each other. If Twitter comes along, our games benefit. If Nvidia makes better graphics technology, all the games are going to shine. If we come out with a better game, people are going to buy more PCs. Gabe Newell
'Farscape' is not what you call hard science fiction. Ben Browder
I remember having computers at my parents' house growing up. We had different desktop PCs, but my first laptop was an IBM ThinkPad laptop. It was big, bulky, slow and terrible. Scott Michael Foster
You know, every year 'Torchwood' has become something a little different than it was before. It's still sci-fi, but it doesn't just deal with spaceships and aliens all the time, because we've done that. Our science fiction is more psychological. John Barrowman
Chinese productivity is the highest in the world but the way they do it is by borrowing the technology from abroad, either by joint ventures or other means. Alan Greenspan
I like computers as a tool. I like them as an instrument. I think they're just pretty. Dallas Roberts
I've always been interested in medicine and was pleased when my brother became a doctor. But after thinking seriously about that field, I realized that what intrigued me was not the science, not the chemistry or biology of medicine, but the narrative - the story of each patient, each illness. Lois Lowry
I worked at a local country club that I never belonged to. I did random tasks in the pro shop and supposed to be in charge of the register, but that didn't go so well. They quickly realized I was better with people, not computers. Shelley Hennig
People are seduced by signals from the world, but that is manipulation, not reality. Computers have learned more about us than we've learned about them. Douglas Rushkoff
Big companies often use their leverage to take stakes in would-be suppliers, especially in the technology business. Alex Berenson
Science fiction is filled with Martians and space travel to other planets, and things like that. Margaret Atwood
In essence, the science of agronomy is inseparable from biology. Trofim Lysenko
My successes already accomplished have mostly been taking existing science and getting people to apply it in their everyday lives. Eliezer Yudkowsky
Silicon Valley has been a technology capital like New York is a financial capital. Bill Maris
Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with. David Chalmers
I'm very interested in science. Candice Millard
It's hard to pay attention these days because of multiple affects of the information technology nowadays. You tend to develop a faster, speedier mind, but I don't think it's necessarily broader or smarter. Robert Redford
Fire is our first form of technology. Ridley Scott
I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I've read quite extensively as an adult. Matt Groening
Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise. Ivan Pavlov
As we grow up in more technology-enriched environments filled with laptops and smart phones, technology is not just becoming a part of our daily lives - it's becoming a part of each and every one of us. Adora Svitak
Through all aspects of society be it art, design, the financial markets, government, technology or communications we are witnessing unprecedented global transformation - the result of which is impossible to predict. Malcolm Mclaren
I hope climate science becomes the big thing. And then what I want is electrical engineers to solve the world's energy problems, energy distribution problems. I want mechanical engineers to make better transportation systems. I want chemical engineers to develop better solar panels, and so on. Bill Nye
Don't you see what's at stake here? The ultimate aim of all science to penetrate the unknown. Do you realize we know less about the earth we live on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space? The greatest mystery is right here, right under our feet. Walter Reisch
Batman and the Flash have a whole lot in common behind the mask. They've both experienced loss, know forensic science, and are both a bit introverted. In 'Flashpoint,' Thomas Wayne thinks Barry is crazy, but Barry thinks Thomas is crazy. It'll be really fun seeing those two trying to figure things out. Geoff Johns
I saw science as being in harmony with humanity. Joseph Rotblat
There's a fundamental problem with how the software business does things. We're asking people who are masters of hard-edged technology to design the soft, human side of software as well. As a result, they make products that are really cool - if you happen to be a software engineer. Alan Cooper
Google the name Prometheus, and see how often it has been given to innovations in many different fields, notably science, medicine and space exploration. The fire he stole can be seen, too, as the spark generating all artistic creativity. Neil MacGregor
The genre of science fiction is a fun house, an amusement park ride, but it's also a problem. The question that's always being indirectly asked is this: 'Just who do we think we are and, further, who do we want to be?' Douglas Lain
For a lot of people, one of the reasons they don't like to work for founders of startups is that they can be sensitive and protective around what they've built. You have an emotional attachment to the early marketing and technology materials, and you don't want to hear that anything's wrong with them. Lynn Jurich
One of the things that has been truly incredible to observe though, is the amount of venture investment that has gone into early stage security technology. John W. Thompson
I feel there is so much more we can do in improving education, making it accessible and understanding how technology can be a part of the solution. Jim Breyer
Whatever the potential pitfalls, banks are increasingly enthusiastic about venture capital, particularly in new companies with strong prospects in fields like health care and technology. Alex Berenson
From the dawn of history, science has probed the universe of unknowns, searching for the uniting laws of nature. Ahmed Zewail
Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power; religion gives man wisdom which is control. Martin Luther King Jr.
Why is it that big companies fail when the technology changes? It happens in every industry, so what's the pattern? What are they all doing wrong? Jesse Schell
So far, the general perception, including the perception in India, was that we are not capable of using high technology. They simply refused to believe an Indian can do it! I somehow was not ready to accept that this is not possible. Baba Kalyani
But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction. Joseph Rotblat
I have a love/hate relationship with just about all technology in my life. My first typewriter in particular. I had a helluva time putting new ribbon on it. Eric Stoltz
Being an economist is the least ethical profession, closer to charlatanism than any science. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Things go wrong for me all the time with technology. I'm not familiar enough with it, and I'm too old-school a brain to be able to figure it out. I'm dumb. Anything that I have to attack with my thumbs, for any period of time, makes me feel stupid. So, I try to avoid it, as much as possible, to protect my thumbs. Johnny Depp
Society will decide after the technology is created what we will and won't accept. Jesse Eisenberg
My first job was as a programmer. So I feel like I'm familiar with the information technology sector and the information technology culture. Gene Luen Yang
If I wasn't doing this, I'd be in school studying political science or socioeconomic something. I love visiting different cultures and finding out how they make up a society. Eliza Dushku
If smart technology can transform 3-D from a crude novelty to a genuine visual enhancement, why shouldn't a sophisticated odor synthesizer follow a similar path? Charles Platt
More people are working in jobs that are interactive technology based or find a basis in intellectual property. Marsha Blackburn
The process of science is difficult and challenging. It involves always being aware that your ideas might be right or they might be wrong. I think it's that kind of balance that makes science so interesting. Lisa Randall
I do think there is an important artistic component in what we do. As a technology company I've tried to really stress that. Larry Page
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss. Ralph Waldo Emerson
He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To me, fantasy has always been the genre of escape, science fiction the genre of ideas. So if you can escape and have a little idea as well, maybe you have some kind of a cross-breed between the two. Sheri S. Tepper
I am a child of digital generation. I have done most of the records with Rilo Kiley on computers, on Pro Tools or other digital programs. Jenny Lewis
I think that I am seeing the Internet and seeing technology take and seeing how the work I do through music directly affects people's lives better than any politician I've ever met. Talib Kweli
Computers, like automobiles and airplanes, do only what people tell them to do. Bill James
Science is the father of knowledge, but opinion breeds ignorance. Hippocrates
To cure ALS medically is not economical. The realities are that it's difficult to find funding for research for a medical cure. I believe in developing technology as opposed to medical research. Technology can be economical. Steve Gleason
How is AIDS research to progress when the premise of science is questioning but the premise of questioning HIV is considered so dangerous that even venturing into the facts is too great a risk? Nate Mendel
The perfect example of Darwinism is what technology has done to businesses. Charlie Munger
I dig science fiction, though it was never really my thing. Yancy Butler
I've come to a view that humans will continue to do what we do well, and that computers will continue to do what they do very well, and the two will coexist, but in different spaces. Eric Schmidt
Why is computer science a good field for women? For one thing, that's where the jobs are, and for another, the pay is better than for many jobs, and finally, it's easier to combine career and family. Madeleine M. Kunin
If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go. John Burroughs
Technology is at the forefront of everything these days - communication, work. It's amazing and scary at the same time how robots have evolved, but I find it hard to believe that robots will completely rule the world. Not in my lifetime anyway. Graham McTavish
We should all oppose - as Darwin did - views manifestly in conflict with the evidence, such as creationism... But we shouldn't set up this debate as 'religion v science'; instead we should strive for peaceful coexistence with at least the less dogmatic strands of mainstream religions, which number many excellent scientists among their adherents. Martin Rees
For over 15 years, through the clean coal programs of the Department of Energy, the Federal Government has been a solid partner, working jointly with private companies and the states to develop and demonstrate a new generation of environmentally clean technology using coal. Tim Holden
The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it. Carl Friedrich Gauss
Technology magnifies differences, and it's been replacing or obviating jobs for a long time. But what happens as that case accelerates? I'm not one of these doomsayers who says, 'There will be no jobs.' Sam Altman
There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark. Stephen Hawking
Even when I wasn't doing much 'science for the public' stuff, I found that four or five hours of intense work in physics was all my brain could take on a given day. Brian Greene
My friend created an iPhone app that locates Vienna Beef products across the country. Personally, I came hardwired with an internal GPS that instinctively points me toward coffee shops, cupcake stores and the perfect Chicago-style dog, so I find this technology redundant. Jen Lancaster
Great moments in science: Einstein discovers that time is actually money. Gary Larson
An asteroid or a supervolcano could certainly destroy us, but we also face risks the dinosaurs never saw: An engineered virus, nuclear war, inadvertent creation of a micro black hole, or some as-yet-unknown technology could spell the end of us. Elon Musk
I was always into science fiction as a kid. I loved science and tinkering with things. David Hanson
From a UX standpoint, the toughest battle is how to make a platform that's really open so kids can use it but has sort of hooks and constraints so it's actually driving towards revealing parts of the world through science or through mathematics. Jake Barton
Good, bad or indifferent, if you are not investing in new technology, you are going to be left behind. Philip Green
I am such a gearhead. In my recording studio, I personally engineer and edit everything on computers. Tommy Lee
Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories. Jeffery Deaver
I don't believe in the Great Man theory of science or history. There are no great men, just men standing on the shoulders of other men and what they have done. Jacque Fresco
History buffs expect historical background in historical fiction. Mystery readers expect forensics and police procedure in crime fiction. Westerns - gasp - describe the West. Techno-thriller readers expect to learn something about technology from their fiction. Edward M. Lerner
Technology has not only changed the way people are able to view movies, it has changed the way our industry produces and advertises movies. Dan Glickman
I moved to MIT from Stanford in 1984 to teach, and became the founding director of MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. Rodney Brooks
Mysteries once thought to be supernatural or paranormal happenings - such as astronomical or meteorological events - are incorporated into science once their causes are understood. Michael Shermer
When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then? Bill Nye
The human condition today is better than it's ever been, and technology is one of the reasons for that. Tom Clancy
It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action. Weili Dai
My parents didn't know much science; in fact, they didn't know science at all. But they could recognize a science book when they saw it, and they spent a lot of time at bookstores, combing the remainder tables for science books to buy for me. I had one of the biggest libraries of any kid in school, built on books that cost 50 cents or a dollar. Neil deGrasse Tyson
We've been working now with computers and education for 30 years, computers in developing countries for 20 years, and trying to make low-cost machines for 10 years. This is not a sudden turn down the road. Nicholas Negroponte
'Cosmos' wouldn't deserve its place in primetime evening network television were it not a landscape on which compelling stories were told. People, when they watch TV in the evening, want to see stories, and science simply tells the best stories. Neil deGrasse Tyson
So let's not use a stylus. We're going to use the best pointing device in the world. We're going to use a pointing device that we're all born with - born with ten of them. We're going to use our fingers. We're going to touch this with our fingers. And we have invented a new technology called multi-touch, which is phenomenal. It works like magic. Steve Jobs
A lot of the films I like are more than fantasies - they're movies fascinated by the technology of space exploration, and they try to honor the laws of physics. I watched the Gregory Peck movie 'Marooned' over and over when I was a kid. Alfonso Cuaron
Developmental scientists like me explore the basic science of learning by designing controlled experiments. Alison Gopnik
For me it's been very exciting to contribute to the public's understanding of how rich and wondrous science is. Brian Greene
The older generation had greater respect for land than science. But we live in an age when science, more than soil, has become the provider of growth and abundance. Living just on the land creates loneliness in an age of globality. Shimon Peres
The reason is that till date, in spite of advances in information technology and strategies of information, the written word in the form of books still remains one of humanity's most enduring legacies. Ibrahim Babangida
It is right that we be concerned with the scientific probity of metaphysics. Gabriel Marcel
I do know a lot about Scientology. And I know about the practices. I know all about what the technology is and all that kind of stuff. It's very helpful. Jennifer Lopez
Babylon 5 is probably the biggest, most ambitious television science fiction series ever made. It's one big novel told over five years with 110 different stories told within it. Bill Mumy
The whole aesthetics of computers very much feeds into my OCD. They fill my head with obsessionalities and my actions become very repetitive. It seems quite inimical to the dreamy state out of which fiction comes which seems so much less causally repetitive than the way one works on computers. Will Self
People challenge my nerd cred all the time. I just show them the photo of me winning my middle-school science fair, wearing my Casio calculator watch and eyeglasses so big they look like they can see the future. Aisha Tyler
It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection. Michael Behe
Pauley Perrette: I was a criminal science fanatic and went to study it in college as well and I think that helped me on NCIS because I was comfortable with the language, I had studied criminal science in school for years. Pauley Perrette
The bottom line is there are lots of problems that were not created by government. The biggest one is loss of middle class incomes, loss of good-paying jobs which was created by technology and globalization. Above all, when you can move a job to China or India, it reduces wages. Charles E. Schumer
Science progresses best when observations force us to alter our preconceptions. Vera Rubin
Pop music can absorb so many peculiar talents, ranging from the completely nonmusical poseur who just uses music as a kind of springboard for a sense of style, to people who just love putting all that complicated stuff together, brick by brick, on their computers, to people like me who like playing conceptual games and being surprised. Brian Eno
Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve. Max Planck
I thought I was going to be a veterinarian. I was good in science and in math, and I loved animals. Terry J. Lundgren
Sir Isaac Newton gave the extraterrestrials their biggest shot in the arm when he embraced the infinite universe as the basis for his hugely influential system of physics. Even so, the aliens of the early modern period remained creatures of philosophy rather than science. Matthew Stewart
I have nothing against investment banking, but it's like massaging money rather than creating money. If you're in physics, you create inventions, you create lasers, you create transistors, computers, GPS. Michio Kaku
Science fiction is very healthy in its form. Robert Sheckley
Science already contained all that was necessary, if you just brought it out. Arthur Young
Computers are very expensive and they need power, and that can be a problem in Africa. Mo Ibrahim
For years I've wanted to write a book about mummies, and had been following the science of mummy CT scans when the premise for 'The Keepsake' occurred to me: what if an 'ancient' mummy turns out to have a bullet in its leg? How does a modern murder victim get turned into a mummy? Tess Gerritsen
Magic provides a way of still having room for possibilities, an unlimited sense of what the world offers. Magic is always there when science is found wanting. Deborah Harkness
My goal for technology has always been to reach a point where the technological mediation becomes invisible. Richard Powers
Scientists surely have a special responsibility. It is their ideas that form the basis of new technology. They should not be indifferent to the fruits of their ideas. They should forgo experiments that are risky or unethical. Martin Rees
As a practicing neurologist, I place central importance in applying current science to the notion of disease prevention. David Perlmutter
Leave the atom alone. E. Y. Harburg
Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science. Paul Nurse
You can find lots of people like you through technology, and women in particular like communities. Carly Fiorina
When I helped to develop the open standards that computers use to communicate with one another across the Net, I hoped for but could not predict how it would blossom and how much human ingenuity it would unleash. Vint Cerf
Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability. William Osler
The more chaos there is, the more science holds on to abstract systems of control, and the more chaos is engendered. William Irwin Thompson
Universities ought to be aware of the degree they would want to accept funding from governments like China to work on, say, face recognition technology. Evgeny Morozov
I do hope that 'Interstellar' and this kind of science in film will catch the public fancy and help to reignite an interest in science - and a respect for the power of science in dealing with the problems that society has to deal with. Kip Thorne
Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English. Matthew McGrory
The history of science has been one long series of violent brainstorms, as successive generations have come to terms with increasing levels of queerness in the universe. Richard Dawkins
I've never really been very interested in computers themselves. I don't watch them; I watch how people behave around them. That's becoming more difficult to do because everything is around them. William Gibson
I've always wanted to do a project with space imagery because I've always loved these amazing sci-fi electro book covers. I've always loved science fiction. I feel like space imagery has no boundaries. Robert Coppola Schwartzman
This is actually a very important principle that science is learning about large systems like evolution and that futurists are learning about anticipating human society: just because a future scenario is plausible doesn't mean we can get there from here. Kevin Kelly
We are not a trading company. We are a midstream asset company: pipe, storage and terminals. It's an unsexy, dirty business. It's not rocket science. Richard Kinder
Personal technology has given us the freedom of being able to do whatever we want - and in the case of celebrities and athletes, whomever they want. But it can also serve as a humiliation jetpack. Sloane Crosley
The space elevator's not just another competitive technology, promoted by people who simply like the idea of diminishing the luster of the thrusters. It would open wide the doors to space. Seth Shostak
When I look back at many of the moments of wonder, awe, or terror that I've got from science fiction, it's often been because I've been put in the head of one of the characters. Alastair Reynolds
For infrastructure technology, C will be hard to displace. Dennis Ritchie
I sort of was good at writing essays. I was never very good at mathematics, and I was never very good at algebra. I loved science, but I wasn't sure of it. Diane Cilento
Defect-free software does not exist. Wietse Venema
Whether it be cereal technology or candy technology or snack technology, puff snacks, I'm always curious to know how those things are made and how we can take that technology, those ingredients, and apply it to a stand-alone restaurant. Wylie Dufresne
I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the very end of 1978 for half of my annual income. I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer. Bill Budge
When I was young, I was an academically oriented guy like most academically oriented guys. I graduated in science, did an MBA. My dreams as a young boy were I wanted to be an industrialist, or I wanted to be a scientist. Amish Tripathi
I do not know why I have always been fascinated by science or why I have been driven by the intense desire to make some original contribution. And although I have had some degree of success as a scientist, it is hard to say precisely why. Jack W. Szostak
If you look at the history of our country over the last 100 years, there have been periods where science and research have been celebrated. They were really kind of held up as heroes in society, which encouraged a generation of people to go into these fields. Mark Zuckerberg
I don't look at computers as opponents. For me it is much more interesting to beat humans. Magnus Carlsen
Bioethics is a very, very important field. As we get more and more in the arena of understanding science and getting better opportunities, the fact that you can do things with biological sciences that have an impact on a human being means you must have ethical standards. Anthony Fauci
I have a vision that's about technology that empowers consumers over institutions. Michael K. Powell
We need to be very well aware of the fact that China and Russia are using technology to attack us, just as ISIS is using technology to recruit those who would murder American citizens. Carly Fiorina
Everything in food is science. The only subjective part is when you eat it. Alton Brown
The most essential thing for us was to get the business model right, then put the world-class technology under it to support it. At Merrill, that meant not doing what people expected. John McKinley
Technology is only an enabler, which can help achieve the intention of the person who is using it. Jane Chen
I'd always wanted the show to be more reality based science fiction, something along the lines of The Day the Earth Stood Still, which I consider to be the classic science fiction film. Gil Gerard
Science fiction has these obsessions with certain sciences - large scale engineering, neuroscience. Paolo Bacigalupi
I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface. Jaron Lanier
The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know. Gaston Bachelard
All the people who run agencies, all the important people in agencies have taken communication courses, marketing courses, advertising courses, and courses basically teach advertising as a science, and advertising is so far from a science it isn't even funny. Advertising is an art. George Lois
The assumption that nature is all there is, and that nature has been governed by the same rules at all times and places, makes it possible for natural science to be confident that it can explain such things as how life began. Phillip E. Johnson
Everyone knows, or should know, that everything we type on our computers or say into our cell phones is being disseminated throughout the datasphere. And most of it is recorded and parsed by big data servers. Why do you think Gmail and Facebook are free? You think they're corporate gifts? We pay with our data. Douglas Rushkoff
Once you change the technology - from a film camera to a video camera, or from an 8-mm camera to 16 mm - you change completely the content. With 8 mm, a leaf on a tree will be made up of maybe four grains. So it's very impressionistic, almost like Seurat. If you switch to 16 mm, the technology gives you hundreds of grains on that leaf. Jonas Mekas
And as we continue to improve our understanding of the basic science on which applications increasingly depend, material benefits of this and other kinds are secured for the future. Henry Taube
Fantasy and science fiction are where my brain lives. Marie Lu
If you like overheads, you'll love PowerPoint. Edward Tufte
As both a scientist and a humanist myself, I have struggled to understand different claims to knowledge, and I have eventually come to a formulation of the kind of religious belief that would, in my view, be compatible with science. Alan Lightman
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits? Carl Sagan
And my real enemy is not to hold the specimen sterile, but it's the lighting. The light is our real enemy. So we have to work with very very poor lighting. But we can increase the light with computers. Lennart Nilsson
If there were a science of human beings it would be anthropology that aims at understanding the totality of experience through structural context. Wilhelm Dilthey
New discoveries in science will continue to create a thousand new frontiers for those who still would adventure. Herbert Hoover
As an undergraduate at Columbia, I went to the engineering school. I had a great deal of training in engineering and mathematics as well as subdiversified training. And then I went to the California Institute of Technology to do my Ph.D. in applied math. Robert C. Merton
When people use the word 'science,' it's often a tell, like in poker, that you're bluffing. Peter Thiel
There can sometimes be this fear among laypeople: 'I don't understand everything in science perfectly, so I just can't say anything about it.' I think it's good to know that we scientists are also confused some of the time. Lisa Randall
The Jetsons had them in the 1960s. They were the defining element of 'Knight Rider' in the 1980s: cars that drive themselves. Self-driving cars appear in countless science fiction movies. By Hollywood standards, they are so normal we don't even notice them. But in real life, they still don't exist. What if you could buy one today? Sebastian Thrun
Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn. Steve Jobs
We know evolution happened because innumerable bits of data from myriad fields of science conjoin to paint a rich portrait of life's pilgrimage. Michael Shermer
No one has ever been able to stop the process and evolution of technology, not even I.B.M. That is going to continue. Those who grab it and move ahead with it will determine the future in this industry. Eckhard Pfeiffer
Technology is the means by which we have decommissioned natural selection and are seizing control. We are no longer to be victims of some blind evolutionary process where sentient beings are massacred by entropy. Jason Silva
The tension between public and private science is powerful. Wil S. Hylton
Divinity is an emotion of being lifted out of yourself and being part of something much bigger than yourself that makes you go, 'Oh my God.' And that sense of awe? It's the second rule of science. Howard Bloom
Even as technology becomes increasingly critical to the way we live our lives, power our world and defend our shores, the United States has allowed the production of minerals crucial in the creation of these advanced products to slide. Hank Johnson
Science consists exactly of those forms of knowledge that can be verified and duplicated by anybody. Seth Lloyd
Bio Life Technical's strategy of providing technical due diligence by expert professors from core disciplines and world class experts working with interdisciplinary institutes, such as Imperial College's Institute of Biomedical Engineering, will enable a more thorough scientific evaluation of the technology. Chris Toumazou
Science has been quite embattled. It's the most important thing there is. An arts graduate is not going to fix global warming. They may do other valuable things, but they are not going to fix the planet or cure cancer or get rid of malaria. Bill Bryson
We can celebrate how far we've come from our sexist past when women and men are equally represented in the pages of science fiction anthologies. Annalee Newitz
I like science fiction and physics, things like that. Planets being sucked into black holes, and the various vortexes that create possibility, and what happens on the other side of the black hole. To me it's the microcosmic study of the macrocosmic universe in man, and that's why I'm attracted to it. Wesley Snipes
The point is, technology has empowered so many musicians, you know? Stanley Clarke
In praising science, it does not follow that we must adopt the very poor philosophies which scientific men have constructed. In philosophy they have much more to learn than to teach. Dean Inge
My interest is that there is a disconnect between the science and the size of the threat that people mention about nature, the planet and the climate, and the emotion that this triggers. So we are supposed to be extremely frightened people, but despite that we appear to sleep pretty well. Bruno Latour
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars. William Blake
I'm actually pretty good with computers. I use computers when I'm working on making and producing music, so I do know a thing or two! Nick Jonas
I believe that science is the engine of prosperity, that if you look around at the wealth of civilization today, it's the wealth that comes from science. Michio Kaku
There is this permanent hope in America that there is some new technology around the corner that will change the world. Hasso Plattner
At Pixar, we've been huge fans of any new technology that makes the viewer experience of our movies better. Blu-ray is the best yet because the picture quality, especially for our movies, is unbelievable. John Lasseter
The rate of technological and human physiological change in the 20th century has been remarkable. Beyond that, a synergy between the improved technology and physiology is more than the simple addition of the two. Robert Fogel
A smartphone links patients' bodies and doctors' computers, which in turn are connected to the Internet, which in turn is connected to any smartphone anywhere. The new devices could put the management of an individual's internal organs in the hands of every hacker, online scammer, and digital vandal on Earth. Charles C. Mann
Science fiction isn't just thinking about the world out there. It's also thinking about how that world might be - a particularly important exercise for those who are oppressed, because if they're going to change the world we live in, they - and all of us - have to be able to think about a world that works differently. Samuel R. Delany
'V-Wars' is a head-on collision of real-world science, terrorism, special forces action, ethics, politics and an exploration of what defines us as human. Jonathan Maberry
Everybody has ideas. The vital question is, what do you do with them? My rock musician sons shape their ideas into music. My sister takes her ideas and fashions them into poems. My brother uses his ideas to help him understand science. I take my ideas and turn them into stories. Avi
The commonality between science and art is in trying to see profoundly - to develop strategies of seeing and showing. Edward Tufte
Despite the best efforts of apologists like William Lane Craig, the 'evidence' for Christianity's truth is, in truth, not the kind that science will or should ever admit. We believers mean something different by the word: something that puts faith permanently in the category of irreproducible results. Francis Spufford
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. Robert A. Heinlein
Science has faith. We make postulates. We can't prove those postulates, but we have faith in them. Charles H. Townes
Fungible goods in economics can be extended and traded. So, half as much grain is half as much useful, but half a baby or half a computer is less useful than a whole baby or a whole computer, and we've been trying to make computers that work that way. Neil Gershenfeld
Scientific prayer makes God a celestial lab rat, leading to bad science and worse religion. Michael Shermer
About every year or two, there is a moment of truth where there's some new development in the marketplace, some new technology, some sort of existential crisis. You just have to be vigilant about looking out for those moments. Jeremy Stoppelman
I think Google is a great company, and they're doing really cool things. But they're not doing things that are going to put us, I think, into the next generation of technology. Sandra Lerner
Death is not the end; it is but one more step in a great forward march made possible by the redemption wrought by the Savior. This is the spirit of true science - constant and eternal seeking. Henry Eyring
Everything good and bad about technology would be magnified by implanting it deep in brains. Is the risk of brain-hacking outweighed by the societal benefits of faster, deeper communication, and the ability to augment our own intelligence? Ramez Naam
Science is a method to keep yourself from kidding yourself. Edwin Land
We will always have more to discover, more to invent, more to understand and that's much closer to art and literature than any science. Daniel Tammet
Networked science has the potential to speed up dramatically the rate of discovery across all of science. Michael Nielsen
If I wasn't a professional scientist, I'd be an amateur scientist. But plan B was to go into computers. Michio Kaku
Certainly, it may bring to light such a deeper knowledge of the structure of matter as to constitute a veritable discontinuity in the progress of science. Ernest Lawrence
Microsoft isn't evil, they just make really crappy operating systems. Linus Torvalds
I am a curious creature and put my finger in as many cakes as I can: history, film, technology, etc. I'm also a freak for urban history, particularly Barcelona, Paris and New York. I know more weird stuff about 19th-century Manhattan than is probably healthy. Carlos Ruiz Zafon
I want to be the Cecil B. DeMille of science fiction. Steven Spielberg
Mozilla has one foot in the Valley, Silicon Valley product technology, and partly one foot in the social enterprise space. Mitchell Baker
I can't do fiction unless I visualize what's going on. When I began to write science fiction, one of the things I found lacking in it was visual specificity. It seemed there was a lot of lazy imagining, a lot of shorthand. William Gibson
More and more NFL players have been willing their bodies to science so that their brains can be studied even if they die of other causes. Jeffrey Kluger
Most of the musicians that I know almost to the man everybody uses Apple computers. They've thought of the steps that you're going to think of when you're trying to create your thing. And that's where the tools get invented to make better art. Mike Shinoda
On the pro-vaccine side - and not everyone does this, but I saw it enough for it to make me really uncomfortable - is a tendency to accuse people who are wary of vaccination of being stupid and not understanding science. Eula Biss
At 18, my first short story was published - I was paid a penny a word by a science fiction magazine. I continued to write, and five years later I published my first novel, 'Sweetwater.' Laurence Yep
In the future, I'm sure there will be a lot more robots in every aspect of life. If you told people in 1985 that in 25 years they would have computers in their kitchen, it would have made no sense to them. Rodney Brooks
My dad was an inventor, and I think I've always had a rosy view of technology, or at least its potential. Scott McCloud
You do a drama, and you are limited by the rules of reality, and in science fiction, you create your own reality. Some people find that daunting; I find it challenging. David Twohy
I didn't understand how you could be an actor if you didn't also study philosophy and study political science, astronomy. And also just go out and live life and have experiences. Brit Marling
I do go back and listen to my songs. I'm biting my fingernails the whole way through, but I do listen. I have a lot of songs I've wanted to re-record just because of how advanced technology is and the different instrument sounds that I'm more experienced with. Andrae Crouch
Originally, technology was pretty clearly on the side of introversion. It allowed introverts to connect with people, to express their ideas in a less stimulating way: you're sitting alone behind a computer. But I'm starting to think that the pressure to self-present constantly online is becoming so extreme. Susan Cain
Science is far from the center of the world for most people: even for many with highly sophisticated tastes, interests, and accomplishments. Bruce Beutler
It's interesting - I think superheroes get much more unfair derision. There are so many good superhero books being done. Science fiction is almost more reputable, I guess, at least a step up from poor superheroes. Brian K. Vaughan
I wasn't an academic. I hated maths and science at school. I couldn't concentrate. Michelle Dockery
Science has to be understood in its broadest sense, as a method for comprehending all observable reality, and not merely as an instrument for acquiring specialized knowledge. Alexis Carrel
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science. Albert Einstein
Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road. Stewart Brand
Truth is I don't think God on a daily basis. I think politics, science. Peter Mullan
Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce. John F. Kennedy
From the age of 13, I was attracted to physics and mathematics. My interest in these subjects derived mostly from popular science books that I read avidly. David Gross
Therefore, you are not training young people for the world of today and the world of tomorrow unless you are doing proven technology training. That is one of the reasons I'm so concerned. Major Owens
It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are. Clive James
The media need superheroes in science just as in every sphere of life, but there is really a continuous range of abilities with no clear dividing line. Stephen Hawking
If there is no fundamental science then there is no basis for applied science. We have to strike a balance. 23 years ago the World Wide Web was born here. It has changed the world dramatically. Rolf-Dieter Heuer
Technology investment drove growth in the 1990s, both directly and by fueling a rising stock market that led to increased consumer spending. Alex Berenson
Science by itself is about numbers, and it's about measuring things. It's very important but it's very dry. James Balog
I was a bit of an introvert growing up, and I tended to do better in math and science at school, so I went with it. Keahu Kahuanui
We have found that where science has progressed the farthest, the mind has but regained from nature that which the mind put into nature. Arthur Eddington
You can't train kids in a world where adults have no concept of what science literacy is. The adults are gonna squash the creativity that would manifest itself, because they're clueless about what it and why it matters. But science can always benefit from the more brains there are that are thinking about it - but that's true for any field. Neil deGrasse Tyson
But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning, which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science, has its origin in these debates. Robert B. Laughlin
Who needs to graduate from Central Saint Martins in London or New York's Fashion Institute of Technology when a homemade outfit can go viral on YouTube with millions of hits? Suzy Menkes
I was a Political Science major. Harry Shearer
I developed that for a long time. I also developed 'Sugar Sweet Science' at New Line and that didn't happen. That was a boxing movie. And between all that there were a couple of other things. Danny DeVito
A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in. Jean Rostand
I suspect that most playgoers don't understand how inexact a science literary translation is. Even the simplest of lines may lend itself to multiple renderings. Terry Teachout
I read comics and I did science, and never really put them together until I accidentally found myself in the middle of one. Randall Munroe
With something like Chernobyl, the public reaction was 'Oh, my God, science has really done wrong.' George Smoot
Healthcare is becoming part of information technology. Bill Maris
The U.S. government knew that China wanted to acquire sensitive U.S. technology, and instead of implementing a policy to prevent them from acquiring the information, the government all but gave them an invitation to take our equipment and designs. Charles Bass
Interactive computers and software will, I think, provide a less costly method of doing some kinds of inquiry, in knowledge acquisition and even reasoning and interaction. Roy Romer
Modern political science started in the late nineteenth century as a branch of history. Jill Lepore
Many entrepreneurs that made their fortunes by founding successful technology companies want to give back and solve the world's biggest problems on a grand scale. There is tremendous opportunity in this approach. Peter Diamandis
Science is not a thing. It's a verb. It's a way of thinking about things. It's a way of looking for natural explanations for all phenomena. Michael Shermer
There does not exist a category of science to which one can give the name applied science. There are science and the applications of science, bound together as the fruit of the tree which bears it. Louis Pasteur
One of the things I've come to realize is that, like every new technology and like every disruption, broadband has downsides. Julius Genachowski
I love the idea of anthropomorphizing machines. I love the idea of taking technology and giving it a personality. J. J. Abrams
I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science. Poul Anderson
I think there are four or five interesting pockets where a lot of cool technology companies are getting started. Chicago is one of them. New York is certainly another. Silicon Valley really dominates. And you're seeing some stuff out of Boston and Seattle and down South. Eric Lefkofsky
I never really saw myself as writing science fiction anyway. Nigel Kneale
Seeing the space future through science fiction can be difficult. Much science fiction of the early era, the 1950s through the '70s, took an expansionist view. Gregory Benford
We face cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, global cyber syndicates, and terrorists. They seek our state secrets, our trade secrets, our technology, and our ideas - things of incredible value to all of us. They seek to strike our critical infrastructure and to harm our economy. James Comey
It's ironic: In movies, the most successful films of all time have been sci-fi or fantasy. By far. But a lot of people won't even read science fiction books. David S. Goyer
Let us advance science to create a better world for all. Dan Shechtman
Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can't talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful. Philip K. Dick
Yeah, computers are going to take over the programming business because they have become so fast recently that they can solve the Halting Problem in five seconds flat. Craig Bruce
I became a member of the faculty at Northwestern University in 1965 but did not complete my thesis until two years later at a graduate ceremony at which Carnegie Institute of Technology became Carnegie-Mellon University. At Northwestern, I was mentored by the 'three Bobs:' Robert Eisner, Robert Strotz and Robert Clower. Dale T. Mortensen
People are on their computers more than watching TV, because you can only watch voyeur TV, which is basically what reality shows are, for so long. Stephen Root
From coast to coast, the FBI and Securities and Exchange Commission have ensnared people not only at hedge funds, but at technology and pharmaceutical companies, consulting and law firms, government agencies, and even a major stock exchange. Preet Bharara
I did get a very fine education, and not just in science. It took some pressure on the part of my elders to convince me that I really should take an interest in humanities. Joshua Lederberg
I don't think the scientific method and the science fictional method are really analogous. The thing about them is that neither is really practiced very much, at least not consciously. But the fact that they are methodical does relate them. Frederik Pohl
I keep wondering at night, 'Will I have a bank the next morning, or will some technology company be doing banking without needing a bank?' Uday Kotak
Although scientists can often be as resistant to new ideas as anyone, the process of science ensures that, over time, good ideas and theories prevail. Dean Ornish
People, and especially theologians, should try to familiarize themselves with scientific ideas. Of course, science is technical in many respects, but there are some very good books that try to set out some of the conceptual structure of science. John Polkinghorne
When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data. Henry M. Morris
Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It's posing questions and coming up with a method. It's delving in. Sally Ride
Because I do think - not just in building AOL - but just the world in which we live is a very confusing, rapidly changing world where technology has accelerated. Steve Case
If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos. Robert Quillen
Computer science is one of the worst things that ever happened to either computers or to science. Neil Gershenfeld
When I write a song, I always start on acoustic guitar, because that's a good test of a song, when it's really open and bare. You can often mislead yourself if you start with computers and samples and programming because you can disguise a bad song. Martin Gore
That's the new way - with computers, computers, computers. That's the way we can have the cell survive and get some new information in high resolution. We started about five years ago and, today, I think we have reached the target. Lennart Nilsson
I've been thinking about the distorted view of science that prevails in our culture. I've been wondering about this, because our civilization is completely dependent on science and high technology, yet most of us are alienated from science. Ann Druyan
I always liked show biz and got to make a few training films at Boeing. Soon after, I got the idea of a science show geared toward kids, around ages 8 through 12. Bill Nye
Technology has allowed people to make records really cheap. You can make a record on a laptop. David Byrne
The biggest challenge for cyborgs is to be socially accepted. Society needs to accept that there are people who wish to use technology as part of the body. Neil Harbisson
Communications technology changes possibilities for communication, but that doesn't mean it changes the inherited structure of the brain. So you may think that you're addicted to online reading, but as soon as it isn't available anymore, your brain will pretty immediately adjust to other forms of reading. It's a habit like all habits. Margaret Atwood
I would like to be a heart surgeon or brain surgeon... something with that knowledge and the ability to save a life would be pretty cool. I wasn't that good in science class, though. Luke Bryan
Once anthropology and geology had opened up the pre-recordkeeping darkness of humanity's long, slow, sustained infancy as suitable grounds for speculation, writers began trying to imagine human existence as it must have been with only stone-age technology. Paul Di Filippo
I was not into sci-fi, science fiction, at all. I was into some of the old pirate films with Burt Lancaster and stuff. I liked them. Mads Mikkelsen
Religion can have psychological and social roles, but in terms of really explaining how things work, science works differently. Science is based on material elements at the core. Lisa Randall
The energy necessary to create a wormhole or to wrap time into nuts is incredible. It's not for us. It's maybe for our descendants who have mastered the energy of this technology. So if one day, somebody knocks on your door and claims to be your great great great great granddaughter, don't slam the door. Michio Kaku
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation. Jean Arp
It may be that everything the life science companies are telling us will turn out to be right, and there's no problem here whatsoever. That defies logic. Jeremy Rifkin
Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science. Burton Richter
I have degrees in social science, math and physics. Everything but business. Glen Taylor
Energy has become a national security issue and as technology continues to improve, there will be more debates like the one on Keystone. Ed Royce
We have to learn again that science without contact with experiments is an enterprise which is likely to go completely astray into imaginary conjecture. Hannes Alfven
Technology is the fashion of the '90s. It affects everyone, and everyone is interested in it - either from fear of being left behind or because they have a real need to use technology. Jay Chiat
I did an O-level in domestic science when I was at school, but on the day of the practical exam, it was a cookery nightmare. Lesley Nicol
Economics pretends to be a science. Its practitioners fill blackboards with equations and clog computers with data. But it is really a faith, or more accurately a set of overlapping and squabbling faiths, each with its own doctrines. Alex Berenson
I was always interested in animals, but when I was little, animal behavior was still a new science. It was available to become a veterinarian, it was available to study biology, but not specifically animal behavior. In the '60s, Jane Goodall was the founder of this new science. Isabella Rossellini
'Avatar' is the greatest, most comprehensive collection of movie cliches ever assembled, but it's put together in a brand new way with a new technology, and tremendous imagination, making it a true epic and a kind of a milestone. Joe Dante
Skin has become inadequate in interfacing with reality. Technology has become the body's new membrane of existence. Nam June Paik