quote by Nicholas Negroponte

It's not computer literacy that we should be working on, but sort of human-literacy. Computers have to become human-literate.

— Nicholas Negroponte

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Universities have failed in their function of the pursuit of academic excellence by having dumbed down classes and granting degrees to students who are just barely literate and computationally incompetent.

Computer literate quote Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the sp
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.
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I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand, namely, exactly nothing.

Computer literate quote If we did all the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ours
If we did all the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves.

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.

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.

I am learning to get online myself, and I will have that down fairly soon, getting on myself. I don’t expect to be a great communicator, I don’t expect to set up my own blog, but I am becoming computer literate to the point where I can get the information that I need.

Computer literate quote If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish.
If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish.

If security were all that mattered, computers would never be turned on, let alone hooked into a network with literally millions of potential intruders.

Yeah, I'm a geek. I read sci-fi and I watch sci-fi films. I love my computer and I love to fix it. I'm a total nerd. I literally am a 12-year-old geeky boy trapped in a 32-year-old woman's body.

Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate!

Computer literate quote Making people laugh is literally the best feeling ever.
Making people laugh is literally the best feeling ever.
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It's how you tell the story that makes it new.

That's what artists do. They let us look at the world from a different perspective. They let us look at birds in a way that makes us never see birds again in the same way. That's why I don't think computers are healthy for kids. They're too literal. You pop a button and a bluebird comes out. You pop another button and you can take the color blue and shove it into the outline of the bluebird.

It's pretty much how we get anything added to the curriculum.

When parents said children needed to be computer literate, the schools started responding. The same thing is true of basic financial literacy.

Books can accommodate the proximity of computers but it doesn't seem to work the other way around. Computers now literally drive out books from the place that should, by definition, be books' own home: the library.

Bin Laden was, though, a product of a monumental miscalculation by western security agencies. Throughout the 80s he was armed by the CIA and funded by the Saudis to wage jihad against the Russian occupation of Afghanistan. Al-Qaida, literally "the database", was originally the computer file of the thousands of mujahideen who were recruited and trained with help from the CIA to defeat the Russians.

Computer science is fascinating. As you study computer science, you will find that you develop your mind. It is literally like doing Buddhist exercises all day long.

The life-efficiency and adaptability of the computer must be questioned.

Its judicious use depends upon the availability of its human employers quite literally to keep their own heads, not merely to scrutinize the programming but to reserve for themselves the right of ultimate decision. No automatic system can be intelligently run byautomatonsor by people who dare not assert human intuition, human autonomy, human purpose.

The primary implication is that we're going to combine our intelligence with computers. We're going to make ourselves smarter. By the 2030s, they will literally go inside our bodies and inside our brains.

Comedy has sort of been my life-long obsession.

I literally obsessed over comedy. I really didn't play sports - for me it was just comedy, computers and chess club; those were my big things.

I am not at all computer literate in real life.

I haven't yet found a reason to be. Once I find a reason why I need to be on the Internet, then I will be.

There is one very good reason to learn programming, but it has nothing to do with preparing for high-tech careers or with making sure one is computer literate in order to avoid being cynically manipulated by the computers of the future. The real value of learning to program can only be understood if we look at learning to program as an exercise of the intellect, as a kind of modern-day Latin that we learn to sharpen our minds.