- More from Isaac
How do you expect to succeed if you do not know the rules?
Any fool can write code that a computer can understand.
Good programmers write code that humans can understand.
People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware
The best way to predict the future is to invent it
A change in perspective is worth 80 IQ points
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist
A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming is
not worth knowing.
There ain't no rules around here. We are trying to accomplish something.
College is a waystation - the last convenience store on the road to life-long responsibility.
When in doubt, do something.
"It's got to be the going not the getting there that's good."
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest
What is a university/college when the students lose interest?
"Not only is this incomprehensible, but the ink is ugly and the paper
is from the wrong kind of tree."
'Martyrdom' is the only way a person can become famous without ability.
The three principal virtues of a programmer are Laziness, Impatience,
and Hubris. See the Camel Book for why.
Programming is the art of thinking really hard about how to avoid having to think really hard.
The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and
to watch someone else do it wrong without comment.