The quotes below are from the book Metaphors Be With You, which contains quotes on 250 different subjects from A-Z. These are about computers. (Sorry, nothing about IPads.)
A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about
What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds.
The PC is the LSD of the Nineties.
With the internet, a computer is a door rather than a box.
Terrified of being alone, yet afraid of intimacy, we experience
widespread feelings of emptiness, of disconnection, of the unreality of self. And here the computer, a companion without emotional demands offers a compromise. You can be a loner but never alone.