corfy's Quotes

261

The most overlooked advantage to owning a computer is that if they foul up, there's no law against whacking them around a little.

— Eric Porterfield

260

Don't anthropomorphize computers - they hate it.

— Unknown

259

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

— Clifford Stoll

258

When you run the iTunes setup program, it unpacks six Windows Installer packages and a master setup program, which then installs nearly 300MB of program and support files, a kernel-mode CD/DVD-burning driver, multiple system services, and a bunch of browser plugins. It configures two “helper” programs to start automatically every time you start your PC, giving you no easy way to disable them. It installs a network service that many iTunes users don’t need and that has been associated with security and reliability issues. And you wonder why I dislike iTunes with a passion that burns like the fire of a thousand suns?

— Ed Bott

257

GNU/Linux systems are 'almost' immune to attacks. If Windows is like a bicycle, GNU/Linux is like an armored tank.

— Neil Richards

256

Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.

— George Bernard Shaw

255

99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

— David Gerrold

254

Every time I go to a cousin’s wedding, my little blue-haired aunts (several hundred of them) would all come up to me, poking and shrieking, ‘You’re next!’ They didn’t stop until I started doing the same thing to them at funerals.

— David Gerrold (often missattributed to Frank Lloyd Wright)

253

Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.

— Unknown

252

Microsoft: "You've got questions. We've got dancing paperclips."

— Unknown

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