Problem, n. In mathematics: A problem. In social science: A state of affairs with which one is unhappy.
I did not write a program to generate this book; I am that program.
Workaround, n. A technique for leaving work around.
We immediately recognize excess precision as a sign of lying, except in a statistic.
God paradoxes are only infinity paradoxes in clerical garb.
We have a lot of use for computers, but they will not have much use for us.
You don’t build machines smarter than the designer for the same reason you don’t write novels with characters smarter than the author.
We measure first-order effects, guess at the second order, and the third order is like the third bottle of wine — all bets are off.
It is said that people are impressionable: in fact they are programmable.
The most useful lists contain one item.
Principles of Software Diagnostics
1. The error is simple.
2. The error is your own.