I wish people would turn off their computers go outside talk to people touch people lick people enjoy each other’s company and smell each other on the rump.
I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.
I am of the very last generation who didn’t have computers at school. As we grow old we’ll become something of an aberration.
I actually use a computer a lot. I have three computers that I use on a regular basis – one is on my desk top in my Washington office another is at home and I have my laptop that I use when I’m travelling.
Eventually I believe current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.
Computers have become more friendly understandable and lots of years and thought have been put into developing software to convince people that they want and need a computer.
Computers have virtually replaced tape recorders.
They went back there looked at all the computers asked me to come in and tell them what all the computers were for specifically so they knew how to dismantle the network I had been running.
When they were done downloading all the information off each hard drive they took all the computers all the literature and loaded everything into a big white truck and left.
The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one in which information is given well-defined meaning better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.
We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal.
One of the biggest challenges we had in the first decade was not that many people had personal computers. There weren’t that many people to sell to and it was hard to identify them.
One of the problems with computers particularly for the older people is they were befuddled by them and the computers have gotten better. They have gotten easier to use. They have gotten less expensive. The software interfaces have made things a lot more accessible.