Monday, January 22, 2018

“A computer without COBOL and Fortran is like a piece of chocolate cake without ketchup and mustard.”

Friday, January 19, 2018

“Moore’s Law of Mad Science: Every eighteen months, the minimum IQ necessary to destroy the world drops by one point.”

        — Eliezer Yudkowsky

Thursday, January 18, 2018

“Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.”

        — James Bryant Conant

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

“It is better to do the right problem the wrong way than the wrong problem the right way.”

        — Richard Hamming

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

“The twentieth century has been characterized by three developments of great political importance: the growth of democracy, the growth of corporate power, and the growth of corporate propaganda as a means of protecting corporate power against democracy.”

        — Alex Carey

Monday, January 15, 2018

“Institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution.”

        — Clay Shirky, South by Southwest 2010

Thursday, January 11, 2018

“Perfect pitch is when you throw a banjo into a trash can and hit an accordion.”

        — Willie Nelson