Computer Quotes About Internet Technology

{YBA} Some Computer Quotes about Professionals IT . Bill Gates says Dialogs on Information Technologies Computer Software.

Bill Gates, 1993
“The Internet?  We are not interested in it.”

Matthew Austern
“The best way to get accurate information on Usenet is to post something wrong and wait for corrections.”

Nathaniel Borenstein
“The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident.  That’s where we come in, we’re computer professionals.  We cause accidents.”

Bob Lewis
“Pessimists, we’re told, look at a glass containing 50% air and 50% water and see it as half empty.  Optimists, in contrast, see it as half full.  Engineers, of course, understand the glass is twice as big as it needs to be.”

Bill Curtis
“In a room full of top software designers, if two agree on the same thing, that’s a majority.”

Nathaniel S. Borenstein
“It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure.  Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter.”

Charles M. Strauss
“Mostly, when you see programmers, they aren’t doing anything.  One of the attractive things about programmers is that you cannot tell whether or not they are working simply by looking at them.  Very often they’re sitting there seemingly drinking coffee and gossiping, or just staring into space.  What the programmer is trying to do is get a handle on all the individual and unrelated ideas that are scampering around in his head.”

“If you think you are worth what you know, you are very wrong.  Your knowledge today does not have much value beyond a couple of years.  Your value is what you can learn and how easily you can adapt to the changes this profession brings so often.”

Albert Einstein
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.  For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”

Stephen Hawking
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.”

“The more you know, the more you realize you know nothing.”

Benjamin Franklin
“Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.”

“Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.”

Ludwig Wittgenstein
“If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.”

Mitchell Kapor
“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.”

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