Tag: Quotes

  • Quotes to Make You Think: 2010 Collected Quotes

    More quotes for Quotes to Make You Think collected over the past year. “Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for fewer problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom.” — Earl Shoaf ‎”I’m dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be…

  • Selected Quotes About Computers & Software – The Core Memory

    Ran across Selected Quotes About Computers & Software at a site called The Core Memory. I have the teeshirt for this first one. The rest are for inpiration. There are 10 types of people. Those that understand binary and those that do not. — Ray Roton Old programmers never die… They just decompile. — Peter…

  • Every Movie Geek Needs His Quotes

    GeekDad published a list of top 100 Geek quotes. I happen to like movies and quotes. However, this list seems lame. None of my favorites even made the top ten. “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.” Obiwan Kenobi, Star Wars. Of course, I got more attached to this quote when a coworker used this…

  • Useful User Agents

    Rather than depend on end users to accurately report the browser used, I look for the user-agent in the web server logs. (Yes, I know it can be spoofed. Power users would be trying different things to resolve their own issues not coming to us.) Followers of this blog may recall I changed the Weblogic…

  • The LMS is So Web 1.5

    The claims Blackboard’s Learn 9 provides a Web 2.0 experience has bothered me for a while now. First, it was the drag-n-drop. While cool, that isn’t Web 2.0 in my opinion. A little more on track is the claim: The all-new Web 2.0 experience in Release 9 makes it easy to meaningfully combine information from…

  • Broken Links

    I just broke all your links to anything other than this blog’s pages (home, quotes, reading, about). Sorry. The new autosave putting gaps in the post sequence annoyed me. And…. it is 1:30am. Search lijit for it or leave a comment. I’ll do my best to direct you.

  • Tricky Quotes

    Archilochus (Greek lyric poet and soldier, 675-635bc) The fox has many tricks, and the hedgehog only one, but that is the best of all. Ingrid Bergman A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. Ray Bradbury We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is,…

  • Image of God

    I picked up Einstein and Religion the other day. Its been a compelling read as I am about 1/3 through in just over 24 hours. Both of these come from pages 74-75. Maimonides: Our Knowledge [of God] consist in knowing that we are unable to comprehend Him. Spinoza: On your question whether I have a…

  • Made Stumbleupon.com?

    Traffic to this web site “spiked” yesterday. It only tripled to about 300 page views in a day. Nothing compared to what we get at work. 🙂 I was curious why the sudden burst almost exclusively to the Quotes to Make You Think page. The referrer for 108 of the 168 visitors that day was…