|#2201||The algorithm for finding the longest path in a graph is NP-complete.|
For you systems people, that means it's *real slow*.
-- Bart Miller
|#2202||"The algorithm to do that is extremely nasty. You might want to mug|
someone with it."
-- M. Devine, Computer Science 340
|#2203||The Analytical Engine weaves Algebraical patterns just as the Jacquard|
loom weaves flowers and leaves.
-- Ada Augusta, Countess of Lovelace, the first programmer
|#2204||"The bad reputation UNIX has gotten is totally undeserved, laid on by people|
who don't understand, who have not gotten in there and tried anything."
-- Jim Joyce, owner of Jim Joyce's UNIX Bookstore
|#2205||The beer-cooled computer does not harm the ozone layer.|
-- John M. Ford, a.k.a. Dr. Mike
[If I can read my notes from the Ask Dr. Mike session at Baycon, I
believe he added that the beer-cooled computer uses "Forget Only
|#2206||The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";|
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.
|#2207||The best way to accelerate a Macintoy is at 9.8 meters per second per second.|
|#2208||The bogosity meter just pegged.|
|#2209||The Buddha, the Godhead, resides quite as comfortably in the circuits of a|
digital computer or the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top
of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean
the Buddha -- which is to demean oneself.
-- Robert Pirsig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
|#2210||The bugs you have to avoid are the ones that give the user not only|
the inclination to get on a plane, but also the time.
-- Kay Bostic
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