Boxing has become America's tragic theater.
Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
Polygraph tests are 20thcentury witchcraft.
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.
Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
I've had a growing frustration, particularly when I would go out and do book tours and interviews. I got frustrated with people asking me, How do you know what the future is going to be like? And I'd always say, I don't.
through radio I look forward to a united states of the world. Radio is standardizing the peoples of the earth, English will become the universal language because it is predominantly the language of the ether. The most important aspect of radio is its soc
I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.N.B.: This is a paraphrase from the ancient Hindu text, the Bhagavad Gita.
Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures??
You can't expect to hit the jackpot if you don't put a few nickels in the machine.
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea massive, difficult to redirect, aweinspiring, entertaining, and a source of mindboggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it.
Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed; it is the same as it has always been, since Callimachus administered the great library in Alexandrea.
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed.
It is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.
Sites need to be able to interact in one single, universal space.
I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it's too expensive to change the interface.
The computer is the first metamedium, and as such it has degrees of freedom for representation and expression never before encountered and as yet barely investigated.
Microsoft is engaging in unlawful predatory practices that go well beyond the scope of fair competition.
Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
Technology made large populations possible large populations now make technology indispensable.
New capabilities emerge just by virtue of having smart people with access to stateoftheart technology.
Technology means the systematic application of scientific or other organized knowledge to practical tasks.
If we had a reliable way to label our toys good and bad, it would be easy to regulate technology wisely. But we can rarely see far enough ahead to know which road leads to damnation.
Once a new technology rolls over you, if your're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road.