A hacker is

A hacker is any person who derives joy from discovering ways to circumvent limitations.

Oct. 1986

Everyone was against us

Because vitually everyone was against us ... I knew we were on the right track.

Do the right thing

* we mean to emit floating-point code. figure out what we want to do,
* figure out who we are, and do the right thing.

We can lick gravity

We can lick gravity, but sometimes the paperwork is overwhelming.

Never trust a computer

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.

The Adventure shell

Welcome to the Adventure shell!
You are in a maze of twisty passages, all alike> fight shell
The shell hits! -more- you lose a file


The lack of these features merely serves to make systems programming for the the Transputer an interesting exercise.

All others must submit an X.509 certificate

In God we trust -- all others must submit an X.509 certificate.

A spell cast over a computer

A program is a spell cast over a computer, turning input into error messages.

Artificial intelligence

A year spent in artificial intelligence is enough to make one believe in God.

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