when you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. your tastes only narrow & exclude people. so create.
Talk is cheap. Show me the code.
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
We see a lot of feature-driven product design in which the cost of features is not properly accounted. Features can have a negative value to customers because they make the products more difficult to understand and use. We are finding that people like products that just work. It turns out that designs that just work are much harder to produce that designs that assemble long lists of features.
A conscious human is driven by their conscience, not popular opinion.
Happiness should be a function without any parameters.
Take time to learn the closest thing that we have to a SUPERPOWER - Code
The really good programmers spend a lot of time programming. I haven’t seen very good programmers who don’t spend a lot of time programming. If I don’t program for two or three days, I need to do it. And you get better at it—you get quicker at it. The side effect of writing all this other stuff is that when you get to doing ordinary problems, you can do them very quickly. - Joe Armstrong
Everyday life is like programming, I guess. If you love something you can put beauty into it.
You are not reading this book because a teacher assigned it to you, you are reading it because you have a desire to learn, and wanting to learn is the biggest advantage you can have.
ABC wouldn't be a player in the news major leagues until the 1970s, when Roone Arledge brought to ABC News the energy and programming approach he had applied to ABC Sports.
Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
The agendas on the management side of the table now are not in sync like they used to be because you have vastly different entities supplying programming to networks.
No, we didn't 'slash' children's programming or eviscerate our rules by creating loopholes to allow those inclined to avoid airing any kids' programming at all, as some have asserted.
In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises.
If you think about computer programming, it's as antisocial as it gets.
I'm perfectly happy complaining, because it's cathartic, and I'm perfectly happy arguing with people on the Internet because arguing is my favourite pastime - not programming.
Network television has been attempting to lure viewers for years with its low-interest programming only to have those viewers discover later that their brains are bankrupt.
Object-oriented programming is an exceptionally bad idea which could only have originated in California.
Drama or comedy programming is still the surest way for advertisers to reach a mass audience. Once that changes, all bets are off.