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In the east there is a shark which is larger than all other fish. It
changes into a bird whose winds are like clouds filling the sky. When this
bird moves across the land, it brings a message from Corporate Headquarters.
This message it drops into the midst of the program mers, like a seagull
making its mark upon the beach. Then the bird mounts on the wind and, with
the blue sky at its back, returns home.
The novice programmer stares in wonder at the bird, for he understands
it not. The average programmer dreads the coming of the bird, for he fears
its message. The master programmer continues to work at his terminal, for he
does not know that the bird has come and gone.
-- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"
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In the future, you're going to get computers as prizes in breakfast cereals.
You'll throw them out because your house will be littered with them.
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In the long run, every program becomes rococco, and then rubble.
-- Alan Perlis
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... in three to eight years we will have a machine with the general
intelligence of an average human being ... The machine will begin
to educate itself with fantastic speed. In a few months it will be
at genius level and a few months after that its powers will be
-- Marvin Minsky, LIFE Magazine, November 20, 1970
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Intel CPUs are not defective, they just act that way.
-- Henry Spencer
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>>> Internal error in fortune program:
>>> fnum=2987 n=45 flag=1 goose_level=-232323
>>> Please write down these values and notify fortune program administrator.
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Introducing, the 1010, a one-bit processor.
Code Mnemonic What
0 NOP No Operation
1 JMP Jump (address specified by next 2 bits)
Now Available for only 12 1/2 cents!
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IOT trap -- core dumped
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Is a computer language with goto's totally Wirth-less?
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Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to
be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?