On the Internet, nobody can hear you fart.
Jonas Whitespore, Usenet article (1999)
The Internet is a big boon to academic research. Gone are the days spent in dusty library stacks digging for journal articles. Many articles are available free to the public in open-access journal or as preprints on the authors’ website.nick bostrom
DHCP was invented by a rabid gerbil on speed.
Everything you put online is your professional face. …whatever you want that to be.
The Internet is like a vault with a screen door on the back. I don't need hammers and bombs to get in when I can walk in through the door.
The Internet has made me very casual with a level of omniscience that was unthinkable a decade ago. I now wonder if God gets bored knowing the answer to everything.
Doing research on the Web is like using a library assembled piecemeal by pack rats and vandalized nightly.
During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet. I took the initiative in moving forward a whole range of initiatives that have proven to be important to our country's economic growth and environmental protection, improvements in our educational system.
That's the beauty of the Web: You can roll around in a stranger's obsession without having to smell his or her house. You can amscray whenever you want without being rude. The site gets its "hit" and you know more about our species' diversity.
When we sent that first message, there weren't any reporters, cameras, tape recorders or scribes to document that major event. … We knew we were creating an important new technology that we expected would be of use to a segment of the population, but we had no idea how truly momentous an event it was.
Most of us employ the Internet not to seek the best information, but rather to select information that confirms our prejudices .
The real definition of Internet is: "lots of blogs and fat people trying to have sex with you."
The internet is like a big circus tent full of scary, boring creatures and pornography.
I think that the online world has actually brought books back. People are reading because they're reading the damn screen. That's more reading than people used to do.
There is nothing that is truly free nor democratic enough. Make no mistake, the internet did not come to save the world.
They can't ignore us, and they can't put us down. Thank God for the Internet, or we wouldn't know anything, and we would already be a fascist state.
And again, the Internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a big truck. It's a series of tubes.
On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog.
The NET is a waste of time, and that's exactly what's right about it.william ford gibson
The Internet is a hole you pour your friends into for a never-ending stream of kitten photos and porn. Of course, that's quite a bargain, for some of us.