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User, n. The word computer professionals use when they mean "idiot." (Quote by - Dave Barry)

There are two major products that came out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We do not believe this to be a coincidence. (Quote by - Jeremy S. Anderson)

If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization. (Quote by - One of Murphy's Laws of Technology)

We recognize that some provisions in our existing Windows licenses have been ruled improper by the court, so we are providing computer manufacturers with greater flexibility and we are doing this immediately so that computer manufacturers can take advantage of them in planning for the upcoming release of Windows XP. (Quote by - Steve Ballmer)

It's not computer literacy that we should be working on, but sort of human- literacy. Computers have to become human- literate. (Quote by - Nicholas P. Negroponte)

A close figure skating competition will be decided by a computer choosing an anonymous panel of nine judges. In fairness to the skaters, all twelve scores should be used in awarding medals. Let's leave the computer out of it. (Quote by - John Emerson)

Look at growth, look at how much time people spend on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing. It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net. (Quote by - Meg Whitman)

The computer industry is not in the best long-term interest for us. The increased use of computers, e-mails, computing games and other electronic entertainment gadgets has cut into people's free time. (Quote by - Mike May)

They were the people who were supplying computer systems, computer software, computer hardware. That's what they did. We were the people supplying the music. And they crossed the dividing line. (Quote by - Geoffrey Vos)

I am not the only person who uses his computer mainly for the purpose of diddling with his computer. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

The guy who knows about computers is the last person you want to have creating documentation for people who don't understand computers. (Quote by - Adam Osborne)

Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes. (Quote by - Edsger Dijkstra)

Unix is simple. It just takes a genius to understand its simplicity. (Quote by - Dennis Ritchie)

Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living. (Quote by - Nicholas Negroponte)

I've got two computers ? one is my Bill Gates computer and one is my non-Bill Gates computer. There are more and more things I can do on the (non-Gates) computer. It places real pricing pressure on the software that you'll pay for. (Quote by - Kevin Landis)

Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us. (Quote by - Jean Rostand)

What's needed now are software technologies that interconnect computing systems, people and data to produce more rapid answers to the questions of science, and to help researchers use computation in the most effective manner. (Quote by - Bob Muglia)

Computing is no longer just about PCs, laptops or even cell phones, but rather about the promise of pervasive computing -- which will largely be enabled by sensors. This announcement will allow Java -- just as it did with cell phones and the Internet -- to play a pivotal role in enabling the coming wave of sensor driven computing. (Quote by - Glenn Edens)

Putting a computer in front of a child and expecting it to teach him is like putting a book under his pillow, only more expensive. (Quote by - Anon.)

He would take a pencil and the pencil would move and start to work by itself. It's a funny thing to think about, but that's what he said about his writing. He shunned the computer. He felt he could only do it with a pencil and correct it on computer, he couldn't do the original writing on the computer. (Quote by - Celia Jacobowitz)

It's definitely a challenge, but it's even more than that. Beyond the basic need to understand what you're saying, a computer needs to understand what you're trying to do. So humans talking to computers present variable challenges. (Quote by - Peter Mahoney)

Computer loss and theft represents a huge security risk to both individuals and corporations. It's absolutely imperative to safeguard computing assets because of the direct financial implications as well as the liability of exposure and malicious use of the data that the computer holds. A single $1,000 laptop may hold credit card numbers, private client information and years of accumulated knowledge that could cost an organization millions of dollars in business and lawsuits. A few simple steps can mitigate risk and prevent a devastating loss. (Quote by - John Livingston)

The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up, there's no law against whacking them around a little. (Quote by - Eric Porterfield)

In many instances, more than one person has access to a computer. If a computer is used by more than one user to commit a crime, it's important to be able to establish who entered information. (Quote by - Marcus Rogers)


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