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The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity. ...
by Clifford Stoll

The Internet is a telephone system that's gotten uppity.
- Clifford Stoll

Related topics: Technology

Data is not information, information is not knowledge,
knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll

Computers in classrooms are the filmstrips of the 1990s.
- Clifford Stoll

Treat your password like your toothbrush.
Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months.
- Clifford Stoll

 

Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power,
any abilities, nor any status in the real world.
- Clifford Stoll

Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?
- Clifford Stoll

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.
- Clifford Stoll

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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.
- Clifford Stoll

When I'm online, I'm alone in a room,
tapping on a keyboard, staring at a cathode-ray tube.
- Clifford Stoll

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.
- Clifford Stoll

The new information technology...
Internet and e-mail...
have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.
- Peter Drucker

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic
need for education in our society.
- Kent Conrad

The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things -
of numerous communications networks that all speak
the same digital language.
- Jim Clark

I was afraid of the internet...
because I couldn't type.
- Jack Welch

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.
- Andy Grove

The Internet is the most important single development
in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
- Dave Barry

It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,'
but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.
- Mike Royko

The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat.
- Dave Barry

The internet is a great way to get on the net.
- Bob Dole

The internet is not for sissies.
- Paul Vixie

If net neutrality goes away, it will fundamentally
change everything about the Internet.
- James Hilton

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it.
- John Perry Barlow

The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money...
But we are not going to buy Yahoo!
- Sumner Redstone

Yet in this global economy, no jobs are safe.
High-speed Internet connections and low-cost,
skilled labor overseas are an explosive combination.
- Bob Taft

Just as we could have rode into the sunset,
along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC.
- Andy Grove

The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet,
I was tired because I'd been up all night inventing the Camcorder.
- Al Gore

You can't trust the internet.
- Nicolette Sheridan

I have an almost religious zeal...
not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me,
the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living creature,
linking up.
- Dan Millman

Getting information off the Internet is like taking
a drink from a fire hydrant.
- Mitchell Kapor

We're still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.
- Scott Cook

I found out through the Internet that I have AIDS.
I learned that I was dead.
Where else would I find these things?
- Layne Staley

I really love the internet.
They say chat-rooms are the trailer park of the internet but I find it amazing.
- Carrie Fisher

See, what we were going to do was say,
the Internet is this great business strategy tool.
- James Daly

We need to be a leadership position about protecting
minors on the Internet and,
more importantly, giving the parents the tools they need to protect them.
- Peter Chernin

The future is electronic.
It's radio, television and the Internet;
it's not really newspapers anymore.
- Will McDonough

The internet is a total inversion of television.
It's the opposite.
- Joel Hodgson

As the most participatory form of mass speech yet developed,
the Internet deserves the highest protection from government intrusion.
- Judge Dalzell

I think that new communications are wonderful and I
am delighted to be a part of the Internet generation.
- Judy Collins

I don't know much about the internet,
I'm afraid.
- James Marsters

There are some scary statistics out there:
one in five kids aged 10-17 have received a sexual
solicitation or approach via the Internet.
- Mark Kennedy

The Internet is really about highly specialized information,
highly specialized targeting.
- Eric Schmidt

With the internet, things are so much more immediate.
People taste-test things to see if they want to buy the CD.
- Michael Bolton

I'm not computer literate.
I e-mail.
I know how to get on the Web, but I haven't crossed
over into the internet world.
I'm old-fashioned, I guess.
- Katie Holmes

We talked about the Internet and Wikipedia and how
facts and history are being collectively created online.
- Joichi Ito

I think that audio and video over the internet in the
sense of teleconferencing and telephone calls.
Maybe we'll actually have picture phone through your work station.
- Jon Postel

Green technologies - going green - is bigger than the Internet.
It could be the biggest economic opportunity of the 21st century.
- John Doerr

People enjoy the interaction on the Internet,
and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting:
that's how some software projects are born.
- Linus Torvalds

I deleted all the games from my computer.
I spent days trawling the Internet.
I started slowly.
- Mary Garden

When the Internet publicity began, I remember being
struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was,
that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world.
- Eric Schmidt

Internet penetration in Italy is quite low and the
Berlusconi media machine controls most of what people see.
- Joichi Ito

There certainly was a lot of potential in the air for
doing a magazine which focused on the way business,
in particular, was being transformed by the Internet.
- James Daly

There is an underlying, fundamental reliance on the Internet,
which continues to grow in the number of users,
country penetration and both fixed and wireless broadband access.
- Vinton Cerf

I read on the Internet that I was dead.
- Fiona Apple

The Internet was developed in large part by U.S.
government research funding to develop new communications networks,
starting with a network created by the Department of Defense.
- Robin Hayes

Nuclear holocaust might eliminate the Internet.
- Taylor Hanson

The seven marvels that best represent man's achievements
over the last 2,000 years will be determined by Internet vote...
so look for Howard Stern's Private Parts to come in No.
1.
- Jon Stewart

The Internet lives where anyone can access it.
- Vinton Cerf

As a result, we will continue to see more innovation
on the Internet and on mobile phones than on consoles.
- Trip Hawkins

The Internet offers authors and their readers a new
diversity of opportunities and freedom.
- Frederick Forsyth

Fire has impacted every part of our lives -
without fire,
there would be no shopping, right? -
that's how the Internet will intrude on our lives,
particularly our kids' lives.
- Jay Chiat

The Internet has brought communities across the globe
closer together through instant communication.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

Well, the future of the Internet is...
Reality.
- Daniel Keys Moran

I love my DSL, but I love my WiFi more.
And I probably get on the Internet 40 percent to 50
percent more because of the combination of those technologies.
- Michael K. Powell

Ambient Devices is what I call part of the Third Wave of Internet devices.
- David Rose

Both the American people and nations that censor the
internet should understand that our government is committed
to helping promote internet freedom.
- Hillary Clinton

The Internet is no longer the kind of thing where only
six guys in the world can build it.
Now, you can write a couple of checks and get one of your own.
- Paul Vixie

There won't be editors in the future with the Internet world,
with citizen reporting.
That doesn't scare me.
- Matt Drudge

The web site and the Internet are a whole new ball game.
- Johnny Rivers

I don't even own my own name on the internet -
somebody else bought it.
- Cat Deeley

No matter how much Bill Gates may claim otherwise,
he missed the Internet, like a barreling freight train
that he didn't hear or see coming.
- Jim Clark


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