"I saw that argument was useless and said no more: there is
no use arguing with a man who can multiply anything by the
square root of minus one"
- Edgar Rice Burroughs,
Pirates of Venus
"It is important to do both theoretical research and experimental
system building. They are synergistic, and the exclusive pursuit of
either can lead to sterile theory or quirky, opaque systems."
Herbert B. Voelcker,
Fundamental Developments of Computer Aided Geometric Modeling
"The real Moon, if you could reach it and survive, would in a
deep and deadly sense be just like anywhere else... No man
would find an abiding strangeness on the Moon unless he were
the sort of man who could find it in his own back garden."
- C. S. Lewis,
The Dark Tower and Other Stories
"Witness the power of a fully operational 64-bit data path"
- Jeff Lait in
DemoNews Issue number 145
"Remember, it's ok to wear a suit. Just don't be one."
- Alex Wai in his
Thought for the day: Wednesday March 19th
"People are nothing more than complicated machines for turning the most
elegant of single malt scotches into urine."
Max Stevens in his
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