Wednesday, November 30, 2016

“There are two hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors.”

        — Leon Bambrick (@secretGeek)

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

“Habits are at first cobwebs, then cables.”

        — Spanish Proverb

Monday, November 28, 2016

“Most people would rather be certain they’re miserable, than risk being happy.”

        — Robert Anthony

Friday, November 25, 2016

“There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one’s life – reciprocity.”

        — Confucius

Thursday, November 24, 2016

“Scratch a dog and you’ll find a permanent job.”

        — Franklin P. Jones

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

“The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it’s still on the list!”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

        — Eleanor Roosevelt

Monday, November 21, 2016

“You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.”

        — Bonnie Prudden

Friday, November 18, 2016

“The iPhone may be a fascist regime, but the trains run on time and the streets are very well maintained.”

        — Jeff Atwood (@codinghorror)

Thursday, November 17, 2016

“Seek simplicity, and distrust it.”

        — Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician & philosopher

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

“I’m going to buy him a copy of the Mythical Man Month. Actually I’m going to buy him two copies so he can read it twice as fast.”

        — Unknown

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

“If a mistake is not a stepping stone, it is a mistake.”

        — Eli Siegel

Monday, November 14, 2016

“The scientist is not a person who gives the right answers, he’s one who asks the right questions.”

        — Claude Lévi-Strauss

Friday, November 11, 2016

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”

        — George S. Patton

Thursday, November 10, 2016

“May you live in interesting times.”

        — Chinese curse (apocryphal)

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Haikus are easy,
but sometimes they don’t make sense.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

“I can’t recall the last time I was in a fight like that. No moral ambiguity. No hopeless battle against ancient and overwhelming forces. The were the bad guys, as you say. We were the good guys. And they made a very satisfying thump when they hit the floor.”

        — G’Kar, Babylon 5, A Late Delivery from Avalon

Monday, November 7, 2016

“There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.”

        — Laurence Peter

Friday, November 4, 2016

“There is nothing so costly to the state as a ruined life.”

        — Catherine Spence

Thursday, November 3, 2016

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

        — George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) “Maxims for Revolutionists”

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

“Once the last developer is locked up and the last idea patented you will realise that lawyers can’t program.”

        — Christian Heilmann (@codepo8)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

“Does anybody remember Microsoft? They use to be a big company.”

        — Mitch Wagner, This Week in Google