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I am afraid that this chapter will amply demonstrate the truth of Clarke's 69th Law, viz., Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading sex manuals without the software. In both cases the cure is simple though usually very expensive.
Arthur C. Clarke
I've got a song on One Direction's album called 'Tell Me A Lie'. It's a really cute song - I love it. I loved that they liked it. They sound really great on it. I already have it - I'm so VIP with my copy on my computer! It does sound really good.
The best way to prepare is to write programs, and to study great programs that other people have written. In my case, I went to the garbage cans at the Computer Science Center and fished out listings of their operating system.
Anything which uses science as part of its name isn't: political science, creation science, computer science.
I've spent my whole life worrying about the human-computer interface, so I don't want to suggest that what we have today is even close to acceptable.
In the computer field, the moment of truth is a running program; all else is prophecy.
In 20 or 30 years, you'll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city, or even the whole world.
I love what I do, so it's not tiring. If I worked at a computer or drove a truck, I'd be dead in a week.
Trees sprout up just about everywhere in computer science...
Our examination of computer viruses leads us to the conclusion that they are very close to what we might define as artificial life. Rather than representing a scientific achievement, this probably represents a flaw in our definition.
I can't be as confident about computer science as I can about biology. Biology easily has 500 years of exciting problems to work on. It's at that level.
Software engineering is the part of computer science which is too difficult for the computer scientist.
The big question society will have to answer is whether it wants computers thinking like humans.
The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things - of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language.
Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own; it needs continual input from everyone.
We're not a vocational school. If someone wants to get a high-paying job, I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than working through a formal computer science curriculum.
The Next Computer: The hardware makes it a PC, the software makes it a workstation, the unit sales makes it a mainframe.
That's the new way - with computers, computers, computers. That's the way we can have the cell survive and get some new information in high resolution. We started about five years ago and, today, I think we have reached the target.
Think? Why think! We have computers to do that for us.
If we suppose that many natural phenomena are in effect computations, the study of computer science can tell us about the kinds of natural phenomena that can occur.