Applied Technology, Inspiring Thoughts from Tech Leaders!

Steve Jobs, the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and co-founder of Apple Inc., during The Rolling Stone Interview in 1994, responded to a question, on technology and stated that “It’s not a faith in technology. It’s faith in people.”

With his statement, he might have wished to emphasize the strong role of technology and more importantly the people creating the technology, since, technology has great potential in empowering people and bringing major changes to their lives.

Today, we all are surrounded by Smart gadgets and devices, and also we are largely dependent upon such applied technologies in one way or other. You can consider an obvious case of Smart Phones and their high involvement in our lives.

In the above context, you may also be motivated to read the great statement and inspiring piece of thought from Helmut Schmidt, when he said that “The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.” This fits true majorly in all respects, whether our lives or technology. The integration and innovation in technology can do wonders for the world, which is well evident today.

Inspiring Thoughts from Tech Leaders

Thoughts from Tech Leaders

You may also like to read more inspirational thoughts of great business leaders esp. from the technology domain, and pertaining to Applied Technology like Home Automation, IoT, IIoT, etc… While reading the quotes, you may feel motivated by having an insight into their minds. We have selected quotes from various business leaders on practical aspects of Technology and Automation.


Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft

“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.”


Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, co-founder of Tesla & PayPal

“Engineering is the closest thing to magic that exists in the world.”


Jeff Bezos, founder, CEO, and president of Amazon

“If you’re competitor-focused, you have to wait until there is a competitor doing something. Being customer-focused allows you to be more pioneering.”


Jack Ma, Founder and Executive Chairman, Alibaba Group

“The most important thing is to make the technology inclusive – make the world change. Next, pay attention to those people who are 30 years old, because those are the internet generation. They will change the world; they are the builders of the world.”


Albert Einstein, Scientist

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”


Saul Berman, Chief Strategist & VP, IBM Global Business Services

“We’ve moved from digital products and infrastructure to digital distribution and Web strategy to now into more holistic transformations that clearly are based on mobile, social media, digitization, and the power of analytics and we think it’s really a new era requiring new strategies.”


Matt Mullenweg, Social Media Entrepreneur

“Technology is best when it brings people together.”


Maria Martinez, Chief Operating Officer, Cisco

“Technology requires constant hands-on management to ensure that the business is adapting to the change in its DNA – and to ensure that future shifts, both internal and external, are accompanied by the appropriate flex of its tech stack.”


Alec Ross

“The robots of the cartoons and movies from the 1970s are going to be the reality of the 2020s.”


 Abhishek Ratna

“All that we humans have achieved until now be it our space outreach or the most advanced automation, it is due to the power of our minds.”


Tom Preston-Werner

“You’re either the one that creates the automation or you’re getting automated.”


John F. Kennedy

“Automation does not need to be our enemy. I think machines can make life easier for men if men do not let the machines dominate them.”


Elbert Hubbard

“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”


Bertrand Russell

“There will still be things that machines cannot do. They will not produce great art or great literature or great philosophy; they will not be able to discover the secret springs of happiness in the human heart; they will know nothing of love and friendship.”


Isaac Asimov

“Let’s start with the three fundamental Rules of Robotics…. We have: one, a robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. Two, a robot must obey the orders given by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. And three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.”


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