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The absence of labels [in ECL] is probably a good thing.
-- T. Cheatham
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The algorithm for finding the longest path in a graph is NP-complete.
For you systems people, that means it's *real slow*.
-- Bart Miller
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"The algorithm to do that is extremely nasty. You might want to mug
someone with it."
-- M. Devine, Computer Science 340
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The Analytical Engine weaves Algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard
loom weaves flowers and leaves.
-- Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace, the first programmer
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"The bad reputation UNIX has gotten is totally undeserved, laid on by people
who don't understand, who have not gotten in there and tried anything."
-- Jim Joyce, owner of Jim Joyce's UNIX Bookstore
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The beer-cooled computer does not harm the ozone layer.
-- John M. Ford, a.k.a. Dr. Mike
[If I can read my notes from the Ask Dr. Mike session at Baycon, I
believe he added that the beer-cooled computer uses "Forget Only
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The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.
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The best way to accelerate a Macintoy is at 9.8 meters per second per second.
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The bogosity meter just pegged.
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The Buddha, the Godhead, resides quite as comfortably in the circuits of a
digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top
of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean
the Buddha -- which is to demean oneself.
-- Robert Pirsig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"