Quotable #68: Computers

“The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.” — Ted Nelson.

“Any fool can use a computer. Many do.” — Ibid.

“They say that computers can’t think, but I have one that does. It thinks it’s broken.” — Gene Perret

“I shop at a computer store called, ‘Your Crap is Already Obsolete.'” — Jeff Cesario

“They have finally come up with a perfect office computer. If it makes a mistake, it blames another computer.” — Milton Berle, Milton Berle’s Private Joke File, 1992

“When I’m around hard-core computer geeks, I wanna say, ‘Come outside, the graphics are great!'” — Matt Weinhold

 

 

 

 

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24 thoughts on “Quotable #68: Computers

  1. The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do.
    The bad  news                 is that they do what you tell them to do.

    — Ted Nelson.

    I had a hard time comparing those sentences without the format.

    When I’m around hard-core computer geeks, I wanna say, ‘Come outside, the graphics are great!’

    — Matt Weinhold

    Graphic Designer maybe.

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  2. Good morning dear,

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    1. Humans are already obsolete in many areas. Machines and computers have already taken over many of the jobs that were formerly performed by humans.

      I can’t even start to fathom what would happen when quantum computers and nigh sentient AIs become mainstream.

      It’s just a matter of time…

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