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“The good thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from.”
Andrew S. Tanenbaum
“The amount of improvement that has occurred in computer technology in the past half century is truly staggering and unprecedented in other industries. ... If cars had improved at this rate in the same time period, a Rolls Royce would now cost 10 dollars and get a billion miles per gallon. (Unfortunately, it would probably also have a 200-page manual telling how to open the door.)”
Andrew S. Tanenbaum
“do i look like i can't hear you?”
Andrew S. Tanenbaum
“With current technology it is possible to put four floppy disk drives in a personal computer. It is just that doing so would be pointless.”
Andrew S. Tanenbaum

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