Technology in Gravity's Rainbow

"the first sight of [...] the technician [...] some cue we might never pin down would be enough to [...] send him transmarginal." 49

"wireless technicians" 77

"Technicians are moving behind the thick observation window" 78

"Smaragd the technician" 165

"All talk of cause and effect is secular history, and secular history is a diversionary tactic. [...] If you want the truth [...] you must look into the technology of these matters." 167

"'I can't even give you hope that it will be different someday--that They'll come out, and forget death, and lose Their technology's elaborate terror'" 230

"There was a technician named Urban, Who had an affair with a turbine." 307

"It began when Weissmann brought him to Europe: a discovery that love, among these men, once past the simple feel and orgasming of it, had to do with masculine technologies" 324

"technicians on the run from both East and West" 326

"skilled and technocratic wolves erecting settlements out of tundra" 343

"Tchitcherine brings the pipe--being from the West he's in charge of the technology of the thing" 347

"Every kind technician who ever threw a magenta gel across her key light for her has gone to war or death" 364

"But others had the money, others gave the orders--trying to superimpose their lusts and bickerings on something that had its own vitality, on a technologique they'd never begin to understand." 401

"the A3, christened not with champagne, but with flasks of liquid oxygen by the playful technicians" 406

"actually blushing and looking at his knees among the goodnatured smiling teeth of his fellow technologists" 448

"the technical spies of three or four nations after him" 451

"It means this War was never political at all, the politics was all theatre, all just to keep the people distracted...secretly, it was being dictated instead by the needs of a conspiracy between human beings and techniques, by something that needed the energy-burst of war [...] The real crises were crises of allocation and priority, not among firms [...] but among the different Technologies [...] Yes but Technology only responds [...] Go ahead, capitalize the T on technology, deify it if it'll make you feel less responsible--but it puts you in with the neutered, brother [...]" 521

"Exactly the world Pökler and evidently quite a few others were dreaming about those days, a Corporate City-state where technology was the source of power" 578

"He found delight [...] in ritual submissions to [...] the male embodiment of a technologique that embraced power not for its social uses but for just those chances of surrender" 578

"Hugo Stinnes, the tireless operator behind the scenes of apparent Inflation, apparent history [...] a first impression of comic technocracy" 579

"By the time we had the technology to make such voyages easy, we had long worded over all ability to know victory or defeat." 589

"But Technology, alas, braidcrowned and gold-thighed maiden, always comes up for grabs like this." 630

"to take this most immachinate of techniques, the Rocket" 728

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