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"There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity."  (David Owens, professor at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University)

"There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."  (Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp., 1977)

"This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us."  (Anonymous, Western Union internal memo, 1876)

"When I first ventured online as a wide-eyed youth, the Internet was bursting with the promise of a whole new world. What it proceeded to give us was mainly overpriced pornography, pedophiles, spam, belligerent teenagers, and people who fuck dogs."  (Skander Halim)

"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."  (Albert Einstein, when asked to describe radio)

"Your mouse has moved. Please restart Windows for the change to take effect."  (Anonymous, from a ThinkGeek.com customer)

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