Quote Archive (compquotes)
|A supercomputer is a machine, that runs an endless loop in just 2 seconds.|
|"The skeptic may be pardoned for thinking that hypertext encourages|
irrelevance. What the user can end up with is little more than a series
of footnotes, marginalia, and "see also" references-- items that have
historically been relegated to second-class citizenship in the good old
book format, with the added benefit of not having to stare at a lousy
screen display to read them. . . Indeed, when you boil it down to its
rudiments, hypertext seems to make one major claim: it makes computers work
almost as well as books."
|"The world communications net, the all-involving linkage of electric|
circuitry, will grow and become more sensitive. It will also develop new
modes of feedback so that communication can become dialogue instead of
monologue. It will breach the wall between "in" and "out" of school. It
will join all people everywhere."
Marshall McLuhan, Learning in the Global Village, 1969
|"In view of all the deadly computer viruses that have been spreading lately,|
Weekend Update would like to remind you: when you link up to another
computer, you're linking up to every computer that that computer has ever
linked up to."
Dennis Miller, SNL Weekend Update
|"There are three kinds of death in this world. There's heart death, there's
brain death, and there's being off the network."