Fw: :-) Snippets from The Curmudgeon Quotelist

Rohit Khare (khare@www10.w3.org)
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 09:37:55 -0500

Date: Thu, 23 Jan 97 18:04:48 EST
From: John Francini <francini@nashua.progress.com>

From: marlow@concentric.com (marlowe)
Subject: computers: The Curmudgeon Quotelist
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 1996 00:45:34 -0400
Message-ID: <marlow-1811960045350001@cnc077067.concentric.net

These quotes about computers can be found on 'The Curmudgeon Quotelist' at

"Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have
to fake it ."
-Seymore Cray, on virtual memory

"The question of whether a computer can think is no more
interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim ."
E. W. Dijkstra

"Unix is the answer, but only if you phrase the question very carefully ."

"A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any
invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and
tequila ."
Mitch Ratliffe, _Technology Review_ April, 1992

"Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what
do not manage, and those who manage what they do not understand

"Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the
steamroller, you're part of the road ."
Stewart Brand

take a look at
The Curmudgeon Quotelist