Quotes of Digital

“ I'm old-fashioned; I'm a man of celluloid. I think it still has a depth and a precision that you do not have in the digital domain, and the digital domain has some disadvantages. When you shoot something and record it with a digital camera, you have an instant access to it - you don't have to wait for the dailies. ”

- Werner Herzog

“ The days of the digital watch are numbered. ”

- Tom Stoppard

“ 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

“ The Bush administration works closely with a network of rapid response digital brownshirts who work to pressure reporters and their editors for 'undermining support for our troops.'. ”

- Al Gore

“ The process of preparing programs for a digital computer is especially attractive, not only because it can be economically and scientifically rewarding, but also because it can be an aesthetic experience much like composing poetry or music. ”

- Donald E. Knuth

“ Because we do not understand the brain very well we are constantly tempted to use the latest technology as a model for trying to understand it. In my childhood we were always assured that the brain was a telephone switchboard. I was amused to see that Sherrington, the great British neuroscientist, thought that the brain worked like a telegraph system… ”

- John R. Searle

“ I think that their flight from and hatred of technology is self-defeating. The Buddha rests quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer of the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower… ”

- Robert Maynard Pirsig

“ Through the magic of motion pictures, someone who's never left Peoria knows the softness of a Paris spring, the color of a Nile sunset, the sorts of vegetation one will find along the upper Amazon and that Big Ben has not yet gone digital. ”

- Vincent Canby

“ Design, in its broadest sense, is the enabler of the digital era - it's a process that creates order out of chaos, that renders technology usable to business. Design means being good, not just looking good. ”

- Clement Mok

“ About nine or 10 years ago, I needed to prepare a show for a gallery in Tokyo. They wanted 75 images, and that wasn't a problem, but they wanted images roughly 3 feet by 4 feet. Who can do that? Even with a large pro darkroom, that's difficult to do. I found a printer I knew along with my friend Mac Holbert, that could actually print great images, and that's what we did… ”

- Graham Nash
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