Thursday, September 27, 2012

Technology Quotes and IT Jokes

Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer are called hardware; those program instructions that you can only curse at are called software. -- Anonymous

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done. -- Andy Rooney

For years there has been a theory that millions of monkeys typing at random on millions of typewriters would reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. The Internet has proven this theory to be untrue. -- Anonymous

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee. That will do them in. -- Bradley's Bromide

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. -- Thomas Edison

"If you're not failing 90% of the time, then you're probably not working on sufficiently challenging problems." — Alan Kay.

A good programmer is someone who always looks both ways before crossing a one-way street. -- Doug Linder

Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer, deserves to be. - David Thornburg

"Science is supposedly the method by which we stand on the shoulders of those who came before us. In computer science, we all are standing on each others' feet." — G. Popek.

"Foolproof systems don't take into account the ingenuity of fools." — Gene Brown.

"Someone knocked over my recycle bin. There's icons all over my desktop." — billiam.

Why is it 'marketing' when a company helps itself to my information against my will and 'piracy' or 'industrial espionage' if I helped myself to THEIR information against their will ? — Causality.

If it's there and you can see it — it's real.
If it's not there and you can see it — it's virtual.
If it's there and you can't see it — it's transparent.
If it's not there and you can't see it — you deleted it.

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