John Jay Chapman - There is no neat distinction between operating system software and the software that runs on top of it.
[ Between Distinction Neat Operating Runs Software System Top]
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James Weldon Johnson - Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases.
[ Always Difficult Entropy Grasp Increases Law Nothing Obeys Second Software Thermodynamics Weighs]
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Andrew Marvell - There is a lot of interest in the arts, music, theatre, filmmaking, engineering, architecture and software design. I think we have now transitioned the modern-day version of the entrepreneur into the creative economy.
[ Architecture Arts Creative Design Economy Engineering Entrepreneur Filmmaking Interest Into Lot Modern-Day Music Now Software Theatre Think Version]
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Randy Newman - I don't believe in government regulation of the software industry.
[ Believe Government Industry Regulation Software]
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Marc Newson - I think we're proving ourselves as we go along. The past several months our strategy has been evolutionary - making maximum advantage of our client browser, as well as our enterprise software for people who want to build Web sites.
[ Advantage Along Been Browser Build Client Enterprise Evolutionary Go Making Maximum Months Our Ourselves Past Proving Several Sites Software Strategy Think Want Web Well]
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Harold Nicholas - We can collaborate with a Netscape employee or partner who's halfway around the world. We can distribute information and software to customers and shareholders, and get their feedback.
[ Around Collaborate Customers Distribute Employee Feedback Get Halfway Information Netscape Partner Shareholders Software Their World]
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Nicholas II - We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers.
[ Advance Beta Customers Developers Easily External General Link Our Partners Provide Public Software Suppliers Up]
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- Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.
[ Adding Late Later Makes Manpower Project Software]
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- It's hardware that makes a machine fast. It's software that makes a fast machine slow.
[ Fast Hardware Machine Makes Slow Software]
Topic: Computers
- I really think it is amazing that people actually buy software.
[ Actually Amazing Buy Really Software Think]
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- One of the problems with computers, particularly for the older people, is they were befuddled by them, and the computers have gotten better. They have gotten easier to use. They have gotten less expensive. The software interfaces have made things a lot more accessible.
[ Accessible Befuddled Better Computers Easier Expensive Gotten Interfaces Less Lot Made More Older Particularly Problems Software Them Things Use Were]
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- Our technology is very scalable. Our software can accommodate enormous numbers of clients. It's a marvelous opportunity. We'll keep developing products.
[ Accommodate Clients Developing Enormous Keep Marvelous Numbers Opportunity Our Products Software Technology Very]
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- 'Authoring tools' are terrible; there is almost no software that can create closed captions for media players. And of course there is no training. TV captioning is bad enough, and this stuff is generally worse.
[ Almost Bad Captions Closed Course Create Enough Generally Media Players Software Stuff Terrible Tools Training Tv Worse]
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- Reading computer manuals without the hardware is as frustrating as reading manuals without the software.
[ Computer Frustrating Hardware Manuals Reading Software Without]
Topic: Computers
- We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they're so rude.
[ Because Could Decided French Never Rude Software User-Friendly Write]
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- All software sucks.
[ Software Sucks]
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- Diaspora starts about a thousand years from now. Most of human civilisation has moved inside computers; essentially, a major branch of our descendants consists of conscious software.
[ Branch Civilisation Computers Conscious Consists Descendants Essentially Human Inside Major Most Moved Now Our Software Starts Thousand Years]
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- We've been in the Mac software business for more than 20 years. And it's been a great business for us.
[ Been Business Great Mac More Software Than Us Years]
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- I think the most difficult thing had been scaling the infrastructure. Trying to support the response we had received from our users and the number of people that were interested in using the software.
[ Been Difficult Had Infrastructure Interested Most Number Our Received Response Scaling Software Support Thing Think Trying Users Using Were]
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- Well, user feedback was excellent. Even when the software didn't work at all, there were few people who were avid users, and there were people who were just sending excellent feedback and excellent ideas.
[ Avid Even Excellent Feedback Few Ideas Just Sending Software User Users Well Were Work]
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- It's probably fair to say that the ratio of time our Connector developers spend in the debugger versus the Emacs buffer is higher than with most software.
[ Buffer Developers Fair Higher Most Our Probably Ratio Say Software Spend Than Time Versus]
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- Red Carpet Enterprise has been really well received since one guy can install it in about an hour, and it makes it trivial to deal with software management issues like deploying updates and creating standard package sets for your various machines.
[ Been Carpet Creating Deal Deploying Enterprise Guy Hour Install Issues Machines Makes Management Package Really Received Red Sets Since Software Standard Trivial Updates Various Well Your]
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- Twenty-five years ago, the notion was you could create a general problem-solver software that could solve problems in many different domains. That just turned out to be totally wrong.
[ Ago Could Create Different Domains General Just Many Notion Out Problems Software Solve Totally Turned Twenty-Five Wrong Years]
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- I'm sorry that we have to have a Washington presence. We thrived during our first 16 years without any of this. I never made a political visit to Washington and we had no people here. It wasn't on our radar screen. We were just making great software.
[ Any During First Great Had Here Just Made Making Never Our Political Presence Radar Screen Software Sorry Thrived Visit Washington Were Without Years]
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- Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want? This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and you will all beg your binary gods for mercy.
[ Been Beg Binary Bow Coming Computer Day Design Down Every Evolution Fist Gods Knee Mercy Question Quickly Silicon Simple Since Software Want Will World Your]
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- Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
[ Apple Competitors Fantastic Free Google Got Keeps Our Software Some Toes Us Whether]
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- Why shouldn't we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
[ Alphabet Any Anyone Child Demand Does Each Fee Give License Licensing Nothing Obtain Our Software Taught Teachers Time Why]
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- Our democracy, our constitutional framework is really a kind of software for harnessing the creativity and political imagination for all of our people. The American democratic system was an early political version of Napster.
[ American Constitutional Creativity Democracy Democratic Early Framework Harnessing Imagination Kind Napster Our Political Really Software System Version]
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- I just became one with my browser software.
[ Became Browser Just Software]
Topic: Computers
- From day one our next generation system will run all our exsisting software - so that gives us a head start.
[ Day Generation Gives Head Next Our Run Software Start System Us Will]
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- None of our competitors have ever made two systems that run the same software.
[ Competitors Ever Made None Our Run Same Software Systems Two]
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- We also had good software in the key categories and more focus on the gameplaying capability, so more of the marketing effort was targeted at game customers.
[ Also Capability Categories Customers Effort Focus Game Good Had Key Marketing More Software Targeted]
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- I developed some unique software to public it on the web that I call the Folklore Project.
[ Call Developed Folklore Project Public Software Some Unique Web]
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- I got bitten by the free software bug in February of 1998 around the time of the Mozilla announcement.
[ Announcement Around Bitten Bug February Free Got Mozilla Software Time]
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- Every piece of software written today is likely going to infringe on someone else's patent.
[ Else Every Going Infringe Likely Patent Piece Software Someone Today Written]
Topic: Computers
- Our strategy in dealing with patents in Mono is the same strategy that any other software developer would take. In the event of a patent claim, we will try to find prior art to the claim of the patent.
[ Any Art Claim Dealing Developer Event Find Mono Other Our Patent Patents Prior Same Software Strategy Take Try Will Would]
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- The software patent problem is not limited to Mono. Software patents affect everyone writing software today.
[ Affect Everyone Limited Mono Patent Patents Problem Software Today Writing]
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- I was trying to figure out what to do next, I'd been accumulating ideas for productivity tools - software people could use every day, particularly to help organize their lives.
[ Accumulating Been Could Day Every Figure Help Ideas Lives Next Organize Out Particularly Productivity Software Their Tools Trying Use]
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- People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware.
[ Hardware Make Own Really Serious Should Software Their]
Topic: Technology
- So far, Indian companies have focused more on customer application. This needs to shift to packaged software for sectors such as banking and financial services.
[ Application Banking Companies Customer Far Financial Focused Indian More Needs Packaged Sectors Services Shift Software Such]
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- Any good software engineer will tell you that a compiler and an interpreter are interchangeable.
[ Any Compiler Engineer Good Interchangeable Interpreter Software Tell Will]
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- By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited.
[ Apple Copyright Could Domain Effectively Falls Finally Into Machine Macintosh Operating Possibly Public Run Software System Term Time Unlimited Will]
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- While the creative works from the 16th century can still be accessed and used by others, the data in some software programs from the 1990s is already inaccessible.
[ Already Century Creative Data Inaccessible Others Programs Software Some Still Used While Works]
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- Most people treat the office manual the way they treat a software manual. They never look at it.
[ Look Manual Most Never Office Software Treat Way]
Topic: Work
- I think that the most beautiful thing lately hasn't been in hardware or software per se but collaboration - the idea behind Napster, which uses the distributed power of the Internet as its engine.
[ Beautiful Been Behind Collaboration Distributed Engine Hardware Hasn Idea Internet Lately Most Napster Per Power Se Software Thing Think Uses Which]
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- The scanning of barcodes, or the reading of RFID transponders, generates data that is used in a software package to provide management or control information.
[ Control Data Generates Information Management Package Provide Reading Rfid Software Used]
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- Limit use of shareware and public domain software to systems without fixed disks. If you do use them on fixed disks, allocate separate subdirectories... Public domain or shareware software should never be placed in the root directory.
[ Allocate Directory Disks Domain Fixed Limit Never Placed Public Root Separate Shareware Should Software Systems Them Use Without]
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- Now, you can just get a laptop, get some software, put a microphone on it and make a record. You have to know how to do it. It does help if you've had 35 or 40 years of experience in the studio. But, it still levels the playing field so artists can record their own stuff.
[ Artists Does Experience Field Get Had Help How Just Know Laptop Levels Make Microphone Now Own Playing Put Record Software Some Still Studio Stuff Their Years]
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- Back in my day, I would probe by hand. Now you can get commercial software that does the job for you.
[ Back Commercial Day Does Get Hand Job Now Probe Software Would]
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- So what I was essentially doing was, I compromised the confidentiality of their proprietary software to advance my agenda of becoming the best at breaking through the lock.
[ Advance Agenda Becoming Best Breaking Compromised Confidentiality Doing Essentially Lock Proprietary Software Their Through]
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- We're entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.
[ Data Entering Important May More New Software Than Which World]
Topic: Computers
- Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware.
[ Comes Good Hardware Heaven Software]
Topic: Computers
- Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon.
[ Bandwagon Capitalists Jumping Software Venture]
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- With bundled machines you can throw away the hardware and keep the software, and it's still a good buy.
[ Away Buy Good Hardware Keep Machines Software Still Throw]
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- As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
[ Applications Been Failed Real Repeatedly Rule Software Systems Until Used Well Work]
Topic: Computers
- In software systems it is often the early bird that makes the worm.
[ Bird Early Makes Often Software Systems Worm]
Topic: Technology
- Is it possible that software is not like anything else, that it is meant to be discarded: that the whole point is to always see it as a soap bubble?
[ Always Anything Bubble Discarded Else Meant Point Possible See Soap Software Whole]
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- If Unix could present the same face, the same capabilities, on machines of many different types, it could serve as a common software environment for all of them.
[ Capabilities Common Could Different Environment Face Machines Many Present Same Serve Software Them Types Unix]
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- Any editing, software work, and mail is done in this exported Plan 9.
[ Any Done Editing Mail Plan Software Work]
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- Interactive computers and software will, I think, provide a less costly method of doing some kinds of inquiry, in knowledge acquisition and even reasoning and interaction.
[ Acquisition Computers Costly Doing Even Inquiry Interaction Interactive Kinds Knowledge Less Method Provide Reasoning Software Some Think Will]
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- You know, IBM was almost knocked out of the box by other types of computer software and manufacturing.
[ Almost Box Computer Ibm Knocked Know Manufacturing Other Out Software Types]
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- For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it's those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song.
[ Add Buck Cost Dollars Investment Just Music Next Pay Paying Pennies Program Software Song Those Two Unlike Up]
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- I have this hope that there is a better way. Higher-level tools that actually let you see the structure of the software more clearly will be of tremendous value.
[ Actually Better Clearly Hope More See Software Structure Tools Tremendous Value Way Will]
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- The days when you needed amazing Silicon Graphics machines to run animation software are gone now.
[ Amazing Animation Days Gone Graphics Machines Needed Now Run Silicon Software]
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- Digital art software has empowered both the painterly side of photographers, and the photographer side of painters.
[ Art Both Digital Empowered Painterly Painters Photographer Photographers Side Software]
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- Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria.
[ Any Danger Eliminate Fighting Malaria More Mosquitoes Never Patents Software Than Will]
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- People enjoy the interaction on the Internet, and the feeling of belonging to a group that does something interesting: that's how some software projects are born.
[ Belonging Born Does Enjoy Feeling Group How Interaction Interesting Internet Projects Software Some Something]
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- Shareware tends to combine the worst of commercial software with the worst of free software.
[ Combine Commercial Free Shareware Software Tends Worst]
Topic: Computers
- Software is like sex: it's better when it's free.
[ Better Free Sex Software]
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- When it comes to software, I much prefer free software, because I have very seldom seen a program that has worked well enough for my needs, and having sources available can be a life-saver.
[ Available Because Comes Enough Free Having Much Needs Prefer Program Seen Seldom Software Sources Very Well Worked]
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- I think it is important for software to avoiding imposing a cognitive style on workers and their work.
[ Avoiding Cognitive Important Imposing Software Style Their Think Work Workers]
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- As every new breed of virus is conceived, created and released into the wild, another small change is made to the anti-virus software to combat the new threat.
[ Another Breed Change Combat Conceived Created Every Into Made New Released Small Software Threat Virus Wild]
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- There is one major problem with anti-virus software: It needs updating. Users cannot be relied upon to have even the anti-virus software in the first place, let alone be able or willing to pay for the updates.
[ Able Alone Cannot Even First Major Needs Pay Place Problem Relied Software Updates Updating Upon Users Willing]
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- Defect-free software does not exist.
[ Does Exist Software]
Topic: Technology
- For many people my software is something that you install and forget. I like to keep it that way.
[ Forget Install Keep Many Software Something Way]
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- However, writing software without defects is not sufficient. In my experience, it is at least as difficult to write software that is safe - that is, software that behaves reasonably under adverse conditions.
[ Adverse Behaves Conditions Defects Difficult Experience However Least Reasonably Safe Software Sufficient Under Without Write Writing]
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- I want to avoid locking people into solutions that work only with Postfix. People should have a choice in what software they want to use with Postfix, be it anti-virus or otherwise.
[ Avoid Choice Into Locking Only Otherwise Postfix Should Software Solutions Use Want Work]
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- In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems.
[ Around Controlled Deal Equipment Experiments Failures Had Inside Kinds Learned Life Multiple Nets Physics Possible Previous Probably Rely Safety Software Systems Where Wrote]
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- Like all software, Qmail can survive only when it keeps up with changing requirements.
[ Changing Keeps Only Requirements Software Survive Up]
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- Most of the effort in the software business goes into the maintenance of code that already exists.
[ Already Business Code Effort Exists Goes Into Maintenance Most Software]
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- My reply is: the software has no known bugs, therefore it has not been updated.
[ Been Bugs Known Reply Software Therefore Updated]
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- Qmail out of the box works fine, so people will want to use it regardless of licensing restrictions, even when the software does not ship with their system software.
[ Box Does Even Fine Licensing Out Regardless Restrictions Ship Software System Their Use Want Will Works]
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- The challenge with Postfix, or with any piece of software, is to update software without introducing problems.
[ Any Challenge Introducing Piece Postfix Problems Software Update Without]
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- The Postfix security model is based on keeping software simple and stupid.
[ Based Keeping Model Postfix Security Simple Software Stupid]
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- This will surprise some of your readers, but my primary interest is not with computer security. I am primarily interested in writing software that works as intended.
[ Am Computer Intended Interest Interested Primarily Primary Readers Security Software Some Surprise Will Works Writing Your]
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- When I write software, I know that it will fail, either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
[ Cause Due Either Fail Know Mistake Other Own Software Some Will Write]
Topic: Computers
- Writing software that's safe even in the presence of bugs makes the challenge even more interesting.
[ Bugs Challenge Even Interesting Makes More Presence Safe Software Writing]
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- I think software patents are a bad idea. Many patents are given for trivial inventions.
[ Bad Given Idea Inventions Many Patents Software Think Trivial]
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- I want people to use Perl. I want to be a positive ingredient of the world and make my American history. So, whatever it takes to give away my software and get it used, that's great.
[ American Away Get Give Great History Ingredient Make Perl Positive Software Takes Use Used Want Whatever World]
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- The 1980s will seem like a walk in the park when compared to new global challenges, where annual productivity increases of 6% may not be enough. A combination of software, brains, and running harder will be needed to bring that percentage up to 8% or 9%.
[ Annual Brains Bring Challenges Combination Compared Enough Global Harder Increases May Needed New Park Percentage Productivity Running Seem Software Up Walk Where Will]
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- Computers have become more friendly, understandable, and lots of years and thought have been put into developing software to convince people that they want and need a computer.
[ Become Been Computer Computers Convince Developing Friendly Into Lots More Need Put Software Thought Understandable Want Years]
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- You get the software you pay for. In every sense. To the nth degree. That's the way the world works.
[ Degree Every Get Nth Pay Sense Software Way Works World]
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- Indeed, the woes of Software Engineering are not due to lack of tools, or proper management, but largely due to lack of sufficient technical competence.
[ Competence Due Engineering Indeed Lack Largely Management Proper Software Sufficient Technical Tools Woes]
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- Software development is technical activity conducted by human beings.
[ Activity Beings Conducted Development Human Software Technical]
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- Yet, I am convinced that there is a need for high quality software, and the time will come when it will be recognized that it is worth investing effort in its development and in using a careful, structured approach based on safe, structured languages.
[ Am Approach Based Careful Come Convinced Development Effort High Investing Languages Need Quality Recognized Safe Software Structured Time Using Will Worth Yet]
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- I'm not saying we purposely introduced bugs or anything, but this is kind of a natural result of any complexities of software... that you can't fully test it.
[ Any Anything Bugs Complexities Fully Introduced Kind Natural Purposely Result Saying Software Test]
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- Of course, all of the software I write runs on Linux; that's the beauty of standards, and of cross-platform code. I don't have to run your OS, and you don't have to run mine, and we can use the same applications anyway!
[ Anyway Applications Beauty Code Course Linux Mine Os Run Runs Same Software Standards Use Write Your]
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- Software Engineering might be science; but that's not what I do. I'm a hacker, not an engineer.
[ Engineer Engineering Hacker Might Science Software]
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- Then people started using it more and more and it became the most downloaded software on the internet.
[ Became Downloaded Internet More Most Software Started Then Using]
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