"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Jef Raskin on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Jef Raskin on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Jef Raskin on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Jef Raskin on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Jef Raskin on Bill Gates
"Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us."
"Once the product's task is known, design the interface first then implement to the interface design."