The Dungeon Master is smiling. We’re all going to die…


Two of the most famous products of Berkeley are LSD and Unix. I don’t think that this is a coincidence.


Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes hurtling down the highway.

-Tanenbaum, Andrew S. (1989). Computer Networks. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall. p. 57. ISBN 0-13-166836-6.

I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones.

-Torvalds, Linus (1991-08-25). Post. news:comp.os.minix

Old C programmers never die. They are just cast into void*

-Alan Perlis

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.


An explicit goal for Go from the beginning was to be able to build Go code using only the information found in the source itself, not needing to write a makefile or one of the many modern replacements for makefiles. If Go needed a configuration file to explain how to build your program, then Go would have failed.


Computadores fazem o que você pediu, não o que você quer.

-Algum sysop anonimo

Programar em assembly é como dizer, eu não vou no super-mercado eu caço meu alimento.


A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be patched up to make it work. You have to start over with a working simple system.

–John Gall (1975, p.71)

If you’re good at the debugger it means you spent a lot of time debugging. I don’t want you to be good at the debugger. - Robert C. Martin