[I]t is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.
— Abraham Maslow
The Psychology of Science: A Reconnaissance by Abraham Maslow | Wikiquote
Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.
The Medium is the Message: An Inventory of Effects | Marshall McLuhan • Quentin Fiore
But they are useless. They can only give you answers.
— Pablo Picasso, on computers
Pablo Picasso: A Composite Interview by William Fifield | Wikiquote
Does technology change the way we think? By expanding the variety of physical activities available to us, technology shapes the kinds of interactions from which thoughts emerge. New technologies often serve as our real world metaphors for new ideas. Yet, even as technology changes how we do what we do, it does not fundamentally change the motivations for why we do what we do. It gives us different ways to think, but not necessarily different things to think about.