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"I am, therefore I am."
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"Stan and I thought that this experiment was so stupid, we decided to finance
-- Martin Fleischmann, co-discoverer of room-temperature fusion (?)
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"I have more information in one place than anybody in the world."
-- Jerry Pournelle, an absurd notion, apparently about the BIX BBS
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"It's what you learn after you know it all that counts."
-- John Wooden
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#define BITCOUNT(x) (((BX_(x)+(BX_(x)>>4)) & 0x0F0F0F0F) % 255)
#define BX_(x) ((x) - (((x)>>1)&0x77777777)
-- really weird C code to count the number of bits in a word
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"If you can write a nation's stories, you needn't worry about who makes its
laws. Today, television tells most of the stories to most of the people
most of the time."
-- George Gerbner
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"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
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"We want to create puppets that pull their own strings."
-- Ann Marion
"Would this make them Marionettes?"
-- Jeff Daiell
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On the subject of C program indentation:
"In My Egotistical Opinion, most people's C programs should be indented
six feet downward and covered with dirt."
-- Blair P. Houghton
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There was, it appeared, a mysterious rite of initiation through which, in
one way or another, almost every member of the team passed. The term that
the old hands used for this rite -- West invented the term, not the practice --
was `signing up.' By signing up for the project you agreed to do whatever
was necessary for success. You agreed to forsake, if necessary, family,
hobbies, and friends -- if you had any of these left (and you might not, if
you had signed up too many times before).
-- Tracy Kidder, _The Soul of a New Machine_