The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
I don't know technology and engineering. I don't know accounting.- Bernard Ebbers
The technology of decentralization can be the saviour or assassin of contemporary and futu...- Ian Larry Murphy
Fewer girls, more technology.- Jody Scheckter
Technology is essential to make the transition to a low-carbon economy and targets ... hav...- Margaret Beckett
I see technology as being an extension of the human body.- David Cronenberg
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Alan Curtis Kay is an American computer scientist, known for his early pioneering work on object-oriented programming and windowing graphical user interface design, and for coining the phrase, The best way to predict the future is to invent it. He is the president of the Viewpoints Research Institute, and an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also on the advisory board of TTI/Vanguard. Until mid 2005, he was a Senior Fellow at HP Labs, a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University, and an Adjunct Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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