Clifford Stoll Quotes


12 Clifford Stoll quotes:



"The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity."
"Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom."
"If you don't have an E-mail address, you're in the Netherworld. If you don't have your own World Wide Web page, you're a nobody."
"When I'm online, I'm alone in a room, tapping on a keyboard, staring at a cathode-ray tube."
"While I admire the insights of many of the people in the world of computing, I get this cold feeling that I speak a different language."
"The problem with intelligent agents and filters is that they can never do anything more than a crude approximation of my desires and wants."
"Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power, any abilities, nor any status in the real world."
"Rather than bringing me closer to others, the time that I spend online isolates me from the most important people in my life, my family, my friends, my neighbourhood, my community."
"Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?"
"Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s."
"Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months."
"Spending an evening on the World Wide Web is much like sitting down to a dinner of Cheetos, two hours later your fingers are yellow and you're no longer hungry, but you haven't been nourished."
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