A non negative binary integer value x is a power of 2 iff (x & (x-1)) is 0 using 2's complement arithmetic. -- [fact]
It’s a problem if the design doesn’t let you add features at a later date. If you have to redo a program, the hours you spend can cause you to lose your competitive edge. A flexible program demonstrates the difference between a good designer and someone who is just getting a piece of code out. -- Gary Kildall (inventor of CP/M, one of the first OS for the micro).
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home. -- Ken Olson, President, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1977
Lisp programmers know the value of everything but the cost of nothing. -- Alan J. Perlis
I feel it is everybodies obligation to reach for the best in themselves and use that for the interest of mankind. -- Corneluis (comment on 'Are you going to change the world? (Really?)')
Some people suggest that machines would be friendlier if input could be in a natural language. But natural language is probably the worst kind of input because it can be quite ambiguous. The process of retrieving information from the computer would be so time-consuming that you would be better off spending that time getting the information directly from an expert. -- Gary Kildall (inventor of CP/M, one of the first OS for the micro).
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. ~John D. Rockefeller
Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it. ~Anonymous
If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission. ~Anonymous
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end. –Aristotle