Kelir…

26/03/2009

WORDS

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TECHNOLOGICAL
“There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other way is to
make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies.”
— C.A.R. Hoare

“In an extremely high-profile and time-sensitive project I’m working on, I need to POST to a server script from an Applet. Of course, getting it to work in all browsers is the killer! I’ve been trying everything I can think of, and every tip on the web and in my books has had some flaw, including Netscape’s. Yours was the only example that worked properly, first time. Thanks a darn huge bunch,”
— Richard Watson

“Bloat is not about being big. Bloat is about being slow and stupid and not realizing that it’s because of design mistakes.”
— Linus Torvalds

BUSINESS
“You cannot choose among alternatives until you understand the alternatives.”
— Larry Wall

“Things are seldom what they seem.  Skim milk masquerades as cream.”
— W.S. Gilbert

“‘Great minds think alike!’
‘So do small minds!'”
— Anecdotal story by Seth Naiman

“Never confuse motion with action.”
— Benjamin Franklin

“An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.”
— Edward de Bono

RISK
“They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.”
— Sir Francis Bacon

“People who don’t take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.”
— Peter F. Drucker

“Too often, technology is used as a crutch when planning the security and risk-management phases of an online business venture.”
— James R. Borck

“The smart money doesn’t trust. It insures.”
— Win Treese

MANAGEMENT
“Technology doesn’t solve problems, people do.”
— John D. Mitchell

“We’ve heard that a million monkeys at a million keyboards could produce the complete works of Shakespeare; now, thanks to the Internet, we know that is not true.”
— Robert Wilensky

“People used ‘Internet time’ as a justification for a lack of discipline. They got looser and looser in their behavior and got more and more rewarded for it… In retrospect, ‘Internet time’ will prove to have been a hormonal thing.”
— Roger McNamee

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
— Benjamin Franklin

PRACTICE
“Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.”
— Immanuel Kant

“Thanks a lot! A simple solution as that is highly appreciated.”
— Armaity Rupa

“Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.”
— Rudyard Kipling

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
— Aristotle

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
— Peter F. Drucker

“The more we do, the more we can do.”
— William Hazlitt

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