— nostromo (@StokedToLive) April 6, 2015
Computers and Software
Indeed, it would not be an exaggeration to describe the history of the computer industry for the past decade as a massive effort to keep up with Apple.
~Byte, December 1994
Interviewer: Is studying computer science the best way to prepare to be a programmer?
Bill Gates: No. the best way to prepare is to write programs, and
to study great programs that other people have written. In my case, I went to the garbage cans at the Computer Science Center and I fished out listings of their operating system. You got to be willing to read other people’s code, then write your own, then have other people review your code. You’ve got to want to be in this incredible feedback loop where you get the world-class people to tell you what you’re doing wrong.
~Bill Gates cited in: “Programmers at Work: Interviews with 19
Programmers Who Shaped the Computer Industry,” Tempus, by Susan Lammers (Editor)
There is nothing so powerful as truth — and often nothing so strange.
~Daniel Webster, “Argument on the murder of Captain White” (6 April 1830), as reported in The Works of Daniel Webster, volume vi (1851), edited by Edward Everett, volume vi
78. I have lived my life, and I have fought my battles, not against the weak and the poor—anybody can do that—but against power, against injustice, against oppression, and I have asked no odds from them, and I never shall.
~Clarence S. Darrow, defense against charge of jury bribing in McNamara Case, 1912, in Attorney for the Damned 491, 497 (Arthur Weinberg ed. 1957)
Give and Forgive
Give and forgive,
Let wounds be healed;
Through Jesus’ blood
Your soul is sealed.
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