Cyberspace is the funhouse mirror of our own society.
1993 NationalAcademy of Sciences ConvocationonTechnology and Education,Washington DC,10 May.
Unfortunately, computers are?stupid.Unlike human beings, computers possess the truly profound stupidity of the inanimate.Bruce Sterling
It's a truism in technological development that no silver lining comes without its cloud.Bruce Sterling
Obsolescence and death, the reign of the archaic, the abandoned, and the corny: Really, if you saw Windows 3.0 on the sidewalk outside the building, would you bend over and pick it up?!?Bruce Sterling
As a philosophical problem, it comes down to a better way to engage with the passage of time; and I think we're getting close to one, because the imaginative loss of the future is becoming acute.The most effective political actors on the planet now are people who want to blow themselves up.These are people who really don't want to get out of the bed in the morning and face another unpredictable day.Bruce Sterling
Tomorrow composts today.Bruce Sterling
"There's no victory-condition for being human."Bruce Sterling