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Which is worse: ignorance or apathy? Who knows? Who cares?

Reading this fortune can affect the dimensionality of your
mind, change the curvature of your spine, cause the growth of hair on
your palms, and make a difference in the outcome of your favorite war.

What publishers are looking for these days isn't radical feminism.
It's corporate feminism -- a brand of feminism designed to sell books
and magazines, three-piece suits, airline tickets, Scotch, cigarettes
and, most important, corporate America's message, which runs: "Yes,
women were discriminated against in the past, but that unfortunate
mistake has been remedied; now every woman can attain wealth, prestige
and power by dint of individual rather than collective effort."
-- Susan Gordon

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
-- Alan Watts

Q: What's a light-year?
A: One-third less calories than a regular year.

Last yeer I kudn't spel Engineer. Now I are won.

I really hate this damned machine
I wish that they would sell it.
It never does quite what I want
But only what I tell it.

A fool must now and then be right by chance.

Romeo wasn't bilked in a day.
-- Walt Kelly, "Ten Ever-Lovin' Blue-Eyed Years With Pogo"

Bore, n.:
A guy who wraps up a two-minute idea in a two-hour vocabulary.
-- Walter Winchell

Barth's Distinction:
There are two types of people: those who divide people into two
types, and those who don't.

[Crash programs] fail because they are based on the theory that, with
nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month.
-- Wernher von Braun

Tell me, O Octopus, I begs,
Is those things arms, or is they legs?
I marvel at thee, Octopus;
If I were thou, I'd call me us.
-- Ogden Nash

Innovation is hard to schedule.
-- Dan Fylstra

Manual, n.:
A unit of documentation. There are always three or more on a
given item. One is on the shelf; someone has the others. The
information you need is in the others.
-- Ray Simard

A baby is an alimentary canal with a loud voice at one end and no
responsibility at the other.

Hail to the sun god
He sure is a fun god
Ra! Ra! Ra!

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
-- Thomas Edison

In the days when Sussman was a novice Minsky once came to him as he sat
hacking at the PDP-6. "What are you doing?", asked Minsky. "I am
training a randomly wired neural net to play Tic-Tac-Toe." "Why is the
net wired randomly?", asked Minsky. "I do not want it to have any
preconceptions of how to play." Minsky shut his eyes. "Why do you
close your eyes?", Sussman asked his teacher. "So the room will be
empty." At that moment, Sussman was enlightened.

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