Saturday, October 25, 2008

Short quotes by the masters

20080606 - Artomatic - 158-5841 - Hunter S. Thompson quote

David Wheeler, a world's first PhD in Computer Science, said : "Any problem in computer science can be solved with another layer of indirection."
Bjarne Stroustrup, the creater of C++, confessed: "I once gave a programming language talk without any code. I felt like such a fraud, I have not done it since."
Kernighan's Law: "Debugging is twice as hard as writing the program, so if you write the program as cleverly as you can, by definition, you won't be clever enough to debug it."

re-posted from - Austin Hi-Tech OnLine