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Letter "C" » Computers
«A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.»
«A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind»
«A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you didn't even know existed can render your own computer unusable»
«A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history-with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila»
«A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.»
«Computers may save time but they sure waste a lot of paper. About 98 percent of everything printed out by a computer is garbage that no one ever reads.»
«And computers are getting smarter all the time: scientists tell us that soon they will be able to talk to us. (By they I mean computers: I doubt scientists will ever be able to talk to us.)»
«All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You'd be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.»
«Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.»
Author: Joseph Campbell
, No Mercy
, Old Testament
«A computer is like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy»