Computers

Found 18 thoughts of computers

In a few minutes a computer can make a mistake so great that it would have taken many men many months to equal it.

Unknown

In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear.

John C. Dvorak

All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors.

Unknown

The great thing about a computer notebook is that no matter how much you stuff into it, it doesn't get bigger or heavier.

Bill Gates

I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.

Isaac Asimov

One would think that if you're anonymous, you'd do anything you want, but groups have their own sense of community and what we can do.

John Allen

Home computers are being called upon to perform many new functions, including the consumption of homework formerly eaten by the dog.

Doug Larson

I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.

Stephen Hawking

If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.

Robert X. Cringely

Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1.5 tons.

unknown

If computers get too powerful, we can organize them into a committee -- that will do them in.

Bradley's Bromide

If you put tomfoolery into a computer, nothing comes out of it but tomfoolery. But this tomfoolery, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and no-one dares criticize it.

Pierre Gallois

The computing field is always in need of new cliches.

Alan Perlis

Why is it drug addicts and computer afficionados are both called users?

Clifford Stoll

Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.

Edward Shepherd Mead

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.

Rick Cook

Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in the world that just don't add up.

James Magary

The computer is a moron.

Peter Drucker