Younger hackers are hard to classify. They're probably just as diverse as the old hackers are. We're all over the map.
The three chief virtues of a programmer are: Laziness, Impatience and Hubris.
Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
Hubris itself will not let you be an artist.
The world has become a larger place. The universe has been expanding, and Perl's been expanding along with the universe.
To be a good artist, you have to serve the work of art and allow it to be what it is supposed to be.
The Harvard Law states: Under controlled conditions of light, temperature, humidity, and nutrition, the organism will do as it damn well pleases.
Programmers can be lazy.
Doing linear scans over an associative array is like trying to club someone to death with a loaded Uzi.
For me, writing is a love-hate relationship.
I talked about becoming stupid, but I've always been stupid. Fortunately I've been just smart enough to realize that I'm stupid.
I think the way IBM has embraced the open source philosophy has been quite astonishing, but gratifying. I hope they'll do very well with it.
We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise.
I take time to watch anime. I don't know whether I'm allowed to, but I do it anyway.
I think computer science, by and large, is still stuck in the Modern age.
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