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There was a time when people felt the internet was another world, but now people realise it's a tool that we use in this world.
Tim Berners Lee time
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it.
Donald Knuth war
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it had bugs in it.
Grace Hopper wit
There are literally several levels of SCO being wrong. And even if we were to live in that alternate universe where SCO would be right, they'd still be wrong.
Linus Torvalds universe
Although theSlogan is There's More Than One Way to Do It, I hesitate to make 10 ways to do something.
Larry Wall
While corporations dominate society and write the laws, each advance in technology is an opening for them to further restrict its users.
Richard Stallman society
Science is a . Religion is a .
Alan Turing religion
They don't like thinking in medical school. They memorize - that's all they want you to do. You must not think.
John Backus thinking
Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world.
Sergey Brin success
It's the Industrial Revolution and the growth of urban concentrations that led to a sense of anonymity.
Vint Cerf growth
Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
Edsger Dijkstra science
When the world becomes standard, I will start caring about standards.
Rasmus Lerdorf art
Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor.
John Mccarthy honor
You dont understand anything until you learn it more than one way.
Marvin Minsky you
Hackers are breaking the systems for profit. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is big business.
Kevin Mitnick knowledge
My job as a leader is to make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel theyre having a meaningful impact and are contributing to the good of society. As a world, were doing a better job of that. My goal is for Google to lead, not follow that.
Larry Page society
Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.
Randy Pausch fun
At the same time, much of it seems to have to do with recreating things we or others had already done; it seems rather derivative intellectually; is there a dearth of really new ideas?
Dennis Ritchie time
Now, its my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really dont work very well there either.
Guido Van Rossum time
When in doubt, use brute force.
Ken Thompson doubt
But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
Niklaus Wirth joy
The thing that got me started on the science that Ive been building now for about 20 years or so was the question of okay, if mathematical equations cant make progress in understanding complex phenomena in the natural world, how might we make progress?
Stephen Wolfram science
A critical factor in its success was that the X developers were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic, and able to distribute them over the Internet.
Eric S. Raymond success