Linus Torvalds

Only wimps use tape backup: real men just upload their important stuff on ftp, and let the rest of the world mirror it 😉
(Linus Torvalds)

Bertrand Russell

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.
(Bertrand Russell)

Calvin & Hobbes

Some work better under pressure. I work only under pressure.
(Calvin, from “It’s a Magical World” by Bill Watterson)


A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
(Mitch Ratliffe, Technology Review, April 1992)