"The most likely way for the world to be destroyed, most experts agree, is by accident. That's where we come in; we're computer professionals. We cause accidents." - Nathaniel Borenstein

An expert is someone who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. - Niels Bohr

Shareware: Garments used by more than one person.

People says Microsoft paid 14 million dollars for using the Rolling Stones song "Start me up" in their commercials. This is wrong. Microsoft paid 14 million dollars only for a part of the song. For instance, they didn't use the line "You'll make a grown man cry".

"If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done." - Anonymous

"Basic research is when I'm doing what I don't know what I'm doing." - Wernher Von Braun

"Einstein argued that there must be simplified explanations of nature, because God is not capricious or arbitrary. No such faith comforts the software engineer." - Fred Brooks, Jr.

"Tomorrow's computers some time next month." - DEC

"I just ate a whole package of Sweet Tarts and a can of Coke. I think I saw God." - B. Hathrume Duk

"That's the nature of research-you don't know what in hell you're doing." - 'Doc' Edgerton

"If we knew what we were doing, it wouldn't be called research, would it?" - Albert Einstein

"The nice thing about Windows is- It does not just crash, it displays a dialog box and lets you press 'OK' first." - Arno Schaefer

"The problem that we thought was a problem was, indeed, a problem, but not the problem we thought was the problem." - Mike Smith

"I've finally learned what "upward compatible" means. It means we get to keep all our old mistakes." - Dennie van Tassel

"Excusing bad programming is a shooting offense, no matter what the circumstances." - Linus Torvalds, to the linux-kernel list

"A child prodigy is one with highly imaginative parents." - Unknown