CHAPTER 4Ends

“If anything is meant by man-machine symbiosis, it is the existence of such abilities on the man side of the ‘membrane’, for there is no partnership here between man and machine, merely the existence of a growing, but never perfectly organized, inventory of tools that the competent can pick among, adapt and use to multiply [their] effective use of the computer.”

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“The most important computer is the one that rages in our skulls and ever seeks that satisfactory external emulator.”

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“In man-machine symbiosis, it is man who must ...

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