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Information Age Quotes

We’ve collected the best Information Age Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Michael K. Powell, Josh Hopkins, Tim Bishop, Gary Wolf, John Perry Barlow. Use them as an inspiration.

Cable is a dynamic and highly innovative industry, providing cutting edge services and content that Americans love. The broadband platform the industry has deployed is a critical part of the infrastructure needed to realize our national ambition to be a great nation in the Information Age.
I think that the Information Age is great, but there’s a downside to it obviously as well, and it’s that false information can be perpetuated so quickly. And it’s sad that so many people will believe it.
Josh Hopkins
The fondest dream of the information age is to create an archive of all knowledge. You might call it the Alexandrian fantasy, after the great library founded by Ptolemy I in 286 BC.
I don’t think that the movie industry is any more ready than any other part of the information industries to adapt itself to the information age. But it’s going to go there one way or the other.
Libraries are at a cultural crossroads. Some proffer that libraries as we know them may go away altogether, ironic victims of the information age where Google has subverted Dewey decimal and researchers can access anything on a handheld device. Who needs to venture deep into the stacks when answers are but a click away?
Sam Weller
People are naming it the Third Wave, the Information Age, etc. but I would say those are basically technological descriptions, and this next shift is not about technologyalthough obviously it will be influenced and in some cases expressed by technologies.
We aren’t in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
We’re not in an information age anymore. We’re in the information management age.
Talk radio has made an enormous run around establishment media. But the Internet is making an end run around talk radio. Suddenly we’re faced with an information age.
In the information age, you don’t teach philosophy as they did after feudalism. You perform it. If Aristotle were alive today he’d have a talk show.
China has leapfrogged into this information age, and Web users have grown very significantly, which knocked down the cost of doing the environmental transparency.
In the information age, you can study all you want and discover the past in order to rediscover the future.
Those who have contributed great positive innovations to our society, from the pioneers of genetic understanding to the pioneers of the Information Age, have received a pittance compared with those responsible for the financial innovations that brought our global economy to the brink of ruin.
People sometimes announce that we have entered ‘the information age’ as if information did not exist in other times. I think that every age was an age of information, each in its own way and according to the available media.
I realized we were going through one of the greatest revolutions that ever hit the history of the world – the information age – and I wanted to be a part of it.
We are living, we have long been told, in the Information Age. Yet now we are faced with the sickening suspicion that technology has run ahead of us.
Whenever culture has gone through a radical change, as ours has – from industrial age to information age – there are people who will deny that things have changed; they resist it and refuse to change.
There cannot be any better cross-section of America and I think the soldiers represent the best we have. Today’s soldiers are brighter and smarter, perhaps in a different way, than past generations because they’ve been brought up in the computer and information age.
Gerald Griffin
Jobs are a centuries-old concept created during the Industrial Revolution. Despite the reality that we’re now deep in the Information Age, many people are studying for, or working at, or clinging to the Industrial Age idea of a safe, secure job.