Quotes in Computers
Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.
Computer Science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes.
In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear.
To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.
The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn't get bigger or heavier.
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.