Archive for the 'Quotes' Category

Quote of the Day

[link] Monday, September 15th, 2014

We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.

Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

Quote of the Day

[link] Sunday, September 14th, 2014

You know what a learning experience is? A learning experience is one of those things that says, “You know that thing you just did? Don’t do that.”

Douglas Adams in The Salmon of Doubt

Quote of the Day

[link] Thursday, September 11th, 2014

“There is no harm in being sometimes wrong; especially if one is promptly found out.”

John Maynard Keynes

Amen to that.

Quote of the day

[link] Saturday, September 6th, 2014

“If our data is the new oil of the 21st century, then how come we’re not all sheikhs?”

Hannes Grassegger

Quote of the Day

[link] Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

“I don’t mind what anybody says about me, so long as it isn’t true”.

Truman Capote

Quote of the Day

[link] Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

“Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, and the past perfect…”

Andrew McAfee

Quote of the Day

[link] Monday, July 28th, 2014

“The internet is the first thing humans have built that humans don’t understand.”

– Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google

Well, some humans. The ones at Google understand it only too well.

Quote of the Day

[link] Sunday, July 27th, 2014

“The worse your logic, the more interesting the consequences to which it gives rise.”

— Bertrand Russell

Quote of the Day

[link] Sunday, July 20th, 2014

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong”.

Bertrand Russell

I think he also wrote somewhere that the slogan “My country, right or wrong” is as absurd as “My mother, drunk or sober”.

Quote of the day

[link] Friday, July 11th, 2014

“I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned”

Richard Feynman