Monday, July 30, 2007

Top 8 Greatest Tech Quotes

1. Someone once said a million monkeys using a million keyboards could reproduce the complete works of William Shakespeare.Thanks to MySpace, we now know that to be entirely false.

2. The glass is neither half-full nor half-empty: it's twice as big as it needs to be.

3. The speed of sound is defined by the distance from door to computer divided by the time interval needed to close the media player and pull up your pants when your mom shouts "OH MY GOD WHAT ARE YOU DOING!!!"

4. Girls are like internet domain names, the ones I like are already taken.

5. UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.

6. Software is like sex: It's better when it's free.

7. Cool people are just idiots wearing pricy clothes.

8. What do people mean when they say, "The computer went down on me."


douglas novack said...

Submitted by Admin on Thu, 2006-02-02 03:03.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
-Albert Einstein

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." -Albert Einstein

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
-Albert Einstein

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
-Aldous Huxley

"The perfect computer has been developed. You just feed in your problems and they never come out again."
-AL Goodman

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
-B. F. Skinner Contingencies of Reinforcement, 1969

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.-Clive James

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

-Elbert Hubbard, The Roycroft Dictionary and Book of Epigrams, 1923

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
-Isaac Newton

Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked.
-Jeff Pesis

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
-John F. Kennedy

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
-Karl Marx

"Beware of computer programmers that carry screwdrivers."
-Leonard Brandwein

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man - the airplane, the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.
-Mark Kennedy

Man is the lowest-cost, 150-pound, nonlinear, all-purpose computer system which can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.
-NASA in 1965

"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."
-Pablo Picasso

"To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer."
-Paul Ehrlich

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
-Rich Cook

Computers are like bikinis. They save people a lot of guesswork.
-Sam Ewing

“Technology has the shelf life of a banana.”
-Scott McNealy

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
-Steve Wozniak

The most important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them
-Sir William Bragg

Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
-Thomas Alva Edison

Anyone who puts a small gloss on a fundamental technology, calls it proprietary, and then tries to keep others from building on it, is a thief.
-Tim O'Reilly

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
-Winston Churchill

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J Christian said...

I agree with 4th quote!
bad experiences :(