Hardware the parts of a computer that can be kicked.
- Jeff Pesis
Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?
- Clifford Stoll
There is not a flower or bird in sight, only a small screen on which lines are moving, while the child sits almost motionless, pushing at the keyboard with one finger. As a learning environment, it may be mentally rich, but it is perceptually extremely impoverished. No smells or tastes, no wind or bird song unless the computer is programmed to produce electronic tweets, no connection with soil, water, sunlight, warmth, the actual learning environment is almost autistic in quality, impoverished sensually, emotionally, and socially.
- John Davy
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home.
- Ken Olsen, CEO DEC 1977