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"Programming is like sex: one mistake and you're providing support for a lifetime." — Michael Sinz

"Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated." - Mao Zedong

"The memory management on the PowerPC can be used to frighten small children." — Linus Torvalds

"When in doubt, use brute force." — Ken Thompson

"When all else fails, read the instructions." — L. Iasellio

"Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live." — Martin Golding

"Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday's code." — Christopher Thompson

"As an ultimate incentive to solve the millennium bug computer problem, China has ordered its airline executives to take a flight on January 1, 2000." — The Financial Times.

"Should array indices start at 0 or 1? My compromise of 0.5 was rejected without, I thought, proper consideration" - Stan Kelly-Bootle

"Software is like sex: It's better when it's free." - Linus Torvalds

"First learn computer science and all the theory. Next develop a programming style. Then forget all that and just hack." - George Carrette

"Get and set methods are evil." - Allen Holub

"Writing code has a place in the human hierarchy worth somewhere above grave robbing and beneath managing." - Gerald Weinberg

"Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it." - Seymour Cray

"Mac users swear by their computers. PC users swear at their computers." - Author Unknown

"Macintosh - we might not get everything right, but at least we knew the century was going to end." - Douglas Adams

"What boots up must come down." - Author Unknown

"Never let a computer know you're in a hurry." - Author Unknown

"Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft... and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor." - Werner von Braun

"Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don't let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months." - Clifford Stoll

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

"Computers, huh? I've heard it all boils down to just a bunch of ones and zeroes.... I don't know how that enables me to see naked women, but however it works, God bless you guys." - From the television show King of Queens, spoken by the character Doug Heffernan

"But they are useless. They can only give you answers." - Pablo Picasso, about computers

"Unix was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things." - Doug Gwyn

"A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history - with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila." - Mitch Ratcliffe

"Back up my hard drive? How do I put it in reverse?" - Author Unknown

"Don't explain computers to laymen. Simpler to explain sex to a virgin." - Robert A. Heinlein

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

"The attention span of a computer is only as long as its power cord." - Author Unknown

"The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers." - Sydney J. Harris

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

"Unix is simple. It just takes a genius to understand its simplicity." - Dennis Ritchie