If you don't want to be replaced by a computer, don't act like one.
We will never become a truly paper-less society until the Palm Pilot folks come out with WipeMe 1.0.
I said that 30 years ago! Why does no one ever listen to me ?.
If you're not failing 90% of the time, then you're probably not working on sufficiently challenging problems.
Prolonged contact with the computer turns mathematicians into clerks and vice versa.
I just the other day got, an internet was sent by my staff at 10 o'clock in the morning on Friday and I just got it yesterday. Why ? Because it got tangled up with all these things going on the internet commercially... They want to deliver vast amounts of information over the internet. And again, the internet is not something you just dump something on. It's not a truck. It's a series of tubes. And if you don't understand those tubes can be filled and if they are filled, when you put your message in, it gets in line and its going to be delayed by anyone that puts into that tube enormous amounts of material, enormous amounts of material.
It is hardly surprising that children should enthusiastically start their education at an early age with the Absolute Knowledge of computer science while they are unable to read, for reading demands making judgments at every line. Conversation is almost dead, and soon so too will be those who knew how to speak.
Computer science only indicates the retrospective omnipotence of our technologies. In other words, an infinite capacity to process data (but only data - i.e. The already given) and in no sense a new vision. With that science, we are entering an era of exhaustivity, which is also an era of exhaustion.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is "The computer is down.
Why doesn't DOS ever say 'EXCELLENT command or filename!'.
We're thinking about upgrading from SunOS 4.1.1 to SunOS 3.5.
Shell to DOS... Come in DOS, do you copy? Shell to DOS...
Computers in the future will weigh no more than 1.5 tons. [Quoted in Popular Mechanics 1950].
If you don't know how to do something, you don't know how to do it with a computer.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is The computer is down.
bears have trouble with the vote because their claws cause hanging chads...
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