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  • “The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.”
  • “People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines… There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.”
  • “This whole phenomenon of the computer in a library is an amazing thing.”
  • “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.”
  • “The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life.”
  • “Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don’t think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.”
  • “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.”
  • “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
  • “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”
  • “Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.”
  • “Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize, in positive ways to help society.”
  • “Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.”
  • “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”
  • “We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.”
  • “The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.”
  • “Historically, privacy was almost implicit, because it was hard to find and gather information. But in the digital world, whether it’s digital cameras or satellites or just what you click on, we need to have more explicit rules – not just for governments but for private companies.”
  • “Software is a great combination of artistry and engineering.”
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