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"The most amazing achievement of the computer software industry is its continuing cancellation of the steady and staggering gains made by the computer hardware industry." - Henry Petroski

"What if we didn't take it to our limit...wouldn't we be forever dissatisfied ?" - Doug Scott

"Problems are inevitable. Problems are soluble." - David Deutsch

"Engineers turn dreams into reality" - Giovanni Caproni (in Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises)

"When an Oxford man walks into the room, he walks in like he owns it. When a Cambridge man walks into the room, he walks in like he doesn't care who owns it." - my grandmother

"Always train your doubt most strongly on those ideas that you really want to be true." - Sean Carroll

"On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died." - Adlai E. Stevenson

"Therefore Simplicio, come either with arguments and demonstrations and bring us no more Texts and authorities, for our disputes are about the Sensible World, and not one of Paper." - Salviati to Simplicio in Galileo's Dialogue On Two World Systems (1632)

"The way to bring about the new age of peace and enlightenment is to assume it has already started" - ?


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comment What's the “OBEY” Tux logo all about?
Thanks! Fascinating! The only single piece of that I had any awareness of was seeing "They Live" back in the late 80s.
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