Computer Quotes – Software

“The most amazing achievement of the computer software industry is its continuing cancellation of the steady and staggering gains made by the computer hardware industry.”
(Henry Petroski)
“True innovation often comes from the small startup who is lean enough to launch a market but lacks the heft to own it.”
(Timm Martin)
“It has been said that the great scientific disciplines are examples of giants standing on the shoulders of other giants.  It has also been said that the software industry is an example of midgets standing on the toes of other midgets.”
(Alan Cooper)

“It is not about bits, bytes and protocols, but profits, losses and margins.”
(Lou Gerstner)
“We are Microsoft.  Resistance Is Futile.  You Will Be Assimilated.”
(Bumper sticker)


“It is not about bits, bytes and protocols, but profits, losses and margins.”
(Lou Gerstner)

“No matter how slick the demo is in rehearsal, when you do it in front of a live audience, the probability of a flawless presentation is inversely proportional to the number of people watching, raised to the power of the amount of money involved.”
(Mark Gibbs)

“The bulk of all patents are crap.  Spending time reading them is stupid.  It’s up to the patent owner to do so, and to enforce them.”
(Linus Torvalds)

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