Monday, February 29, 2016

“Then what are we fighting for?”

        — Winston Churchill in response to a suggestion of cutting arts funding to support the war effort

Friday, February 26, 2016

“There is absolutely no reason to make computers as stupid as people are.”

        — Nigel Jacob

Thursday, February 25, 2016

“I remember when social networking was something that happened in person. How awkward.”

        — Caprice Crane

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

“Always be nice to people on the way up; because you’ll meet the same people on the way down.”

        — Wilson Mizner

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

“If some people got their rights they would complain of being deprived of their wrongs.”

        — Oliver Herford

Monday, February 22, 2016

“I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.”

        — Jennifer Yane

Friday, February 19, 2016

“Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.”

        — George Orwell

Thursday, February 18, 2016

We have not succeeded in answering all your problems.

The answers we have found only serve to raise a whole set of new questions.

In some ways we feel we are as confused as ever, but we believe we are confused on a higher level and about more important things.

        — Unknown

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

“You’re making this too complicated when it’s really quite simple. All you have to do is make the software completely configurable so it can do whatever I need it to.”

        — Unknown, from Clients From Hell

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

“UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.”

        — Dennis Ritchie (1941–2011)

Monday, February 15, 2016

“There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.”

        — Will Rogers

Friday, February 12, 2016

“Even he, to whom most things that most people would think were pretty smart were pretty dumb, thought it was pretty smart.”

        — Douglas Adams

Thursday, February 11, 2016

“I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.”

        — Winston Churchill

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

“A smart person knows what to say. A wise person knows whether or not to say it.”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

“He was either going to hit somebody or start a blog. To tell you the truth I’m kinda glad he hit you.”

        — “The Magicians” by Lev Grossman

Monday, February 8, 2016

“Good design is clear thinking made visible. Bad design is stupidity made visible.”

        — Edward Tufte

Friday, February 5, 2016

“Have your master keys locked in a vault and guarded by dogs. Mean dogs. Dogs with two factor authentication.”

        — Tom Eastman (@tveastman) #lca2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

“Thoughtful and productive communities make us as a species better."

        — Jono Bacon #lca2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

        — Jim Rohn

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

“A nice thing about being single is when you’re setting the silverware it doesn’t matter which side you put the remote on.”

        — Caprice Crane (@capricecrane)

Monday, February 1, 2016

“I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.”

        — Jorge Luis Borges