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computers Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about computers
  1. #1
    “The ... smart ones are as smart as the Turing heat is willing to let ‘em get.”
  2. #2
    “Operators above a certain level tended to submerge their personalities, he knew. ”
  3. #3
    “The computer may be incompetent in itself--that is, unable to do the work for which it was designed. This kind of incompetence can never be eliminated, because the Peter Principle applies in the plants where computers are designed and manufactured.”
  4. #4
    “Every computer divides itself into its hardware and its software, the machine host to its algorithm, the human being to his mind. It is hardly surprising that men and women have done what computers now do long before computers could do anything at all.”