A Collection of Some of the Finer Technology
- Computer Quotes
The last good thing written in C++ was the Pachelbel
- Jerry Olson
The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul
up there's no law against whacking them around a little.
Everything that can be invented has been invented.
- Charles H. Duell, Commissioner, U.S. Office of Patents, 1899
Any science or technology which is sufficiently advanced is indistinguishable
- Arthur C. Clarke
Never let a computer know you're in a hurry.
A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe
- Alan J. Perlis
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison
Get your feet off my desk, get out of here, you stink, and we're
not going to buy your product.
- Joe Keenan, President of Atari, in 1976 responding to Steve Jobs'
offer to sell him rights to the new personal computer he and Steve
The Internet is a great way to get on the net.
- Senator Bob Dole
Computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and perhapsonly
weigh 1 1/2 tons.
- Popular Mechanics, 1949
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said
it had bugs in it.
- Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, US Navy
Technology is like fish. The longer it stays on the shelf, the
less desirable it becomes.
- Andrew Heller, IBM
AOL is like the cockroach left after the nuclear bomb hits. They
know how to survive.
- Jan Horsfall, VP of marketing for Lycos
How could this be a problem in a country where we have Intel and
- Al Gore on Y2K
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