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Apple vs Adobe ( by steve jobs)

Apple has a long relationship with Adobe. In fact, we met Adobe’s founders when they were in their proverbial garage. Apple was their first big customer, adopting their Postscript language for our new Laserwriter printer. Apple invested in Adobe and owned around 20% of the company for many years. The two companies worked closely together to pioneer desktop publishing and there were many good times. Since that golden era, the companies have grown apart. Apple went through its near death experience, and Adobe was drawn to the corporate market with their Acrobat products.

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Το είπε...: steve jobs

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, adobe, adobe flash, apple, apple iphone, development, flash, flash movies, internet, iphone. ipad, ipod, open proprietary, programming, software, touch screen, touch technology

Κατηγορία: Εφημερίδα

Computer Games

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

Το είπε...: Emo Philips

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, chess, funny, kick boxing

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

Completely unintentional

Really, I'm not out to destroy Microsoft. That will just be a completely unintentional side effect.

Το είπε...: Linus Torvalds

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, linux, Microsoft, New York Times, open source, windows

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

Computers and Women

Al: Now, we're not getting a computer. Computers are ruining the country, computers and women.
Peg: Yes, and they're quite similar, Al, because you don't know how to turn on either one.

Το είπε...: Married with Children

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, funny, tv series, women

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

complexity

Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly intelligent and well informed just to be undecided about them.

Το είπε...: Laurence J. Peter

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, complexity, decision, design, problems, programming

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

haste and slowness

Haste is of the devil. Slowness is of God.

Το είπε...: H L Mencken

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, Devil, god, haste, programming, slowness

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

first...

First, solve the problem. Then, write the code.

Το είπε...: John Johnson

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, code, coding quotes, computer quotes, hacking, problem, programming, quotations, quotes

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

Just don't

Never let a computer know you're in a hurry.

Το είπε...: unknown

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, computer quotes, funny, funny quotes, hurry, quotes

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

programmer on a roll

A hacker on a roll may be able to produce–in a period of a few months–something that a small development group (say, 7-8 people) would have a hard time getting together over a year. IBM used to report that certain programmers might be as much as 100 times as productive as other workers, or more.

Το είπε...: Peter Seebach

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, cost, hacker quotes, hacking quotes, insightfull quotes, prgrammers quotes, productivity, programmers, programming, programming quotes, quotations, quotes

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

mistakes

Programming is like sex: one mistake and you're providing support for a lifetime.

Το είπε...: Michael Sinz

Ετικέτες (tags): computers, computer quotes, funny, funny quotes, mistake quotes, mistakes, programming, programming quotes, sex, sex quotes, support

Κατηγορία: Αποφθέγματα

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