Quotes in Computers
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.
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.