Cyber Maxims

Cyber  Maxims


1.     Computers: If they’re not protected, they’re infected. Don’t swear at your computer.

2.     Home is where you hang your @

3.     The E-mail of the species is more deadly than the mail.

4.     A journey of a thousand sites begins with a single click.

5.     You can’t teach a new mouse old clicks.

6.     Great groups from little icons grow.

7.     Speak softly and carry a cellular phone.

8.     C:\ is the root of all directories.

9.     Don’t put all your hypes in one home page.

10.   Pentium wise; pen and paper foolish.

11.   The modem is the message.

12.   Too many clicks spoil the browse.

13.   The geek shall inherit the earth.

14.   A chat has nine lives.

15.   Don’t bytes off more than you can view.

16.   Fax is stranger than fiction.

17.   What boots up must come down.

18.   Windows will never cease.

19.   In Gates we trust.

20.   Virtual reality is its own reward.

21.   Modulation in all things.

22.   A user and his leisure time are soon parted.

23.   There’s no place like

24.   Know what to expect before you connect.

25.   Oh, what a tangled website we weave when first we practice.

26.   Speed thrills.

27.   Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to use the Net and he won’t bother you for weeks.

28.   “There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.”

29.   One of the main causes of the fall of the Roman Empire was that, lacking zero, they had no way to indicate successful termination of their C programs.”

30.   “Life would be so much easier if we only had the source code.”

31.   “Unix is user-friendly. It’s just very selective about who its friends are.”

32.   “There are 10 types of people in the world: those who understand binary, and those who don’t.”

33.   “There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that understand trinary, those that don’t, and those that confuse it with binary.”

34.   Any program is only as good as it is useful.

35.   Finnish companies tend to be very traditional, not taking many risks. Silicon Valley is completely.

36.   Software is like sex: it’s better when it’s free. -Linus Torvalds

37.   When you say “I wrote a program that crashed Windows,” people just stare at you blankly and say “Hey, I got those with the system, for free.” -Linus Torvalds

38.   Real men don’t use backups, they post their stuff on a public ftp server and let the rest of the world make copies. – Linus Torvalds

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