In a world without walls and fences, who needs Windows and Gates?Anonymous
Test driven development is like eating watermelon. Slice it up and work in sections at a time; eat all the red until all you have left is green.Terry L Thompson
Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.Rick Osborne
* No technique works if it isn't used.Niven's laws
* Ethics change with technology.
* "F × S = k" the product of freedom and security is a constant.
Engineering is the art of doing with one dollar what any damn fool can do with two.From Space Systems Failures by David M. Harland and Ralph D. Lorenz
Programmers usually have good reasons for making bad decisions.Anonymous
One who works with their hands is a laborer.Anonymous
One who works with their hands and their mind is a craftsman.
One who works with their hands, mind and heart is an artist.
The cybernetic exchange between man, computer and algorithm is like a game of musical chairs: The frantic search for balance always leaves one of the three standing ill at ease.Alan J. Perlis
The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned. Many software tasks have this characteristic because of the sequential nature of debugging.Fred Brooks
They have computers, and they may have other weapons of mass destruction.Janet Reno