Definitions for: Feedback

[n] response to an inquiry or experiment
[n] the process in which part of the output of a system is returned to its input in order to regulate its further output

See Also: action, activity, answer, natural action, natural process, negative feedback, positive feedback, regeneration, reply, response

Famous Quotes Containing Feedback:

Negative feedback is better that none. I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me. As long as he hates me I make a difference.

-- Hugh Prather ( -)

Feedback is a pleasant thing. I get a lot of letters from unexpected people in unexpected places.

-- Brian Aldiss (English Writer)

The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming. It is very difficult for me to take anything but a positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.

-- John Astin (American Actor)

It is important to me that what Poe has to say gets across to people. I want to give people the feeling that I get from all this. I think that we are succeeding. The feedback is very warm.

-- John Astin (American Actor)

But I always communicate with the audience. I never pretend like I'm just in my bedroom making a track. The whole point of doing a gig is, like, a feedback thing between you and the audience.

-- Tom Jenkinson (English Musician)

But, people are recognizing me more. Sometimes fans just approach me on the street and say how much they love the show. It's great to get that kind of feedback.

-- Catherine Bell (British Model)

I know that the work is good and they're excited over at ABC and Disney and it's getting some really good feedback. It's not just a little, insignificant kind of role. It's meaty, which is good.

-- Josh Holloway (American Actor)

A lot of people recognize me or feel that they know me. A lot of times when I speak, they recognize my voice. It's fun, it's exciting. It's always good feedback.

-- Tina Yothers (American Actress)

In comedy, though, it's good to get feedback from the audience about what they find funny.

-- Bobby Farrelly (American Director)

Male and female gossip also sounds different, as women use more animated tones, more detail and more feedback.

-- Kate Fox (English Author)

I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that racing gives you that I am probably going to miss, because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.

-- Bobby Rahal (American Athlete)

I think then, when we started receiving the first of the user feedback, feedback from people that I had not specifically told about it, but had spread from friend to friend and then they were giving us feedback.

-- Shawn Fanning (American Businessman)

Or like in the early 70's when we had the reaction against acid rock and all the fuzz tone, and feedback, and the noise. And you had James Taylor and everyone went acoustic and that.

-- Lester Bangs (American Critic)

I always had this non-stop drive. I had to keep sending stories out and every once in awhile I'd get something accepted or get the little trickle of positive feedback.

-- Kevin J. Anderson (American Writer)

I'm vulnerable to criticism. Any artist is, because you work alone in your studio and, until recently, critics were the only way you'd get any feedback.

-- Howard Hodgkin (British Artist)

That's what makes Linux so good: you put in something, and that effort multiplies. It's a positive feedback cycle.

-- Linus Torvalds (Finnish Businessman)

Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.

-- Sidney Sheldon (American Novelist)

Sometimes you're not even sure which of your stories were failures. There are things I've written that I thought were complete catastrophes when I finished with them that have gone on to generate some of my most positive feedback.

-- Len Wein (American Cartoonist)

Initial feedback we got from people was that Poker could and should be a product in its own right. For us, that was definitely a case of us not seeing the forest for the trees since we are Poker nuts.

-- Tim Page (British Photographer)

That's sort of like asking a parent who their favorite child is. It's very hard to determine. Sometimes I'll get feedback from somebody who liked this part of the show. Others like another part of the show.

-- Lance Burton (American Entertainer)

In the theatre, the actor is given immediate feedback.

-- Charles Keating (American Lawyer)

There is nothing to compare with the instantaneous feedback a singer gets from the people sitting in front of him. That is where it all comes together - all the rehearsing and working to get everything just exactly right.

-- Andy Gibb (Australian Musician)

Third, for people who aren't doing it already, take classes - they're worthwhile. Workshops or classes - a workshop is where you do actually get feedback on your work, not just something where you go and sit for a day.

-- Octavia Butler (American Writer)

I'm getting positive feedback for my acting so we'll see if any other interesting parts come up.

-- Johnny Vegas (British Comedian)

I just sit at the drawing board most of the time. I am used to talking to people. I love going to conventions, getting feedback and talking to people. Some artists don't. Some artists sit at their drawing board because their personality actually dictates that.

-- David Lloyd (British Artist)

Feedback is the breakfast of champions.

-- Ken Blanchard (American Businessman)

The orbs create feedback loops that can influence either personal of employee behavior.

-- David Rose (American Musician)

Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas.

-- Shawn Fanning (American Businessman)

Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get the more you feel like giving.

-- Penelope Leach ( -)

There will be some tracks on the next album which that will consist of mostly noise and feedback, whereas others may just have guitar parts and samples.

-- Daisy Berkowitz (American Musician)

The cast clubs were a big part of it, too. I found I wasn't getting that instant feedback I was used to with a forged blade. The sweet spot is a shade bigger, and when I didn't hit the ball dead center, I didn't know it, because it still felt great.

-- Payne Stewart (American Athlete)

We heard later through the grapevine that we were being compared to the Furious 5, and because of that we were getting feedback that they were saying that we werent all that, that we were copying them... blah blah blah.

-- Kool Moe Dee (American Musician)

Everybody needs feedback, and it's a heck of a lot cheaper than paying a trainer.

-- Doug Lowenstein ( -)

Negative feedback effected amplifier performance significantly.

-- Harold Stephen Black (American Inventor)

One of the great things about being recognized is that you receive this feedback from people. It is easy to see how sincere people are. It's nothing fake or jive. They're giving sincere appreciation. And it's not that easy to express.

-- John Astin (American Actor)

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