Live fast, die old, and make very sure everyone knows you were there.
Everybody in the real world will agree - the moment a project is behind deadline, quality assurance tends to go out the window.
I figure lots of predictions is best. People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest.
There is a difference between being a hacker and the socially inadequate computer geek vision of the press. It's definitely true that there is a lot of overlap. A lot of good hackers are, however, members of the human race and know what is going on in the real world.
They put over 100 million gates/transistors on a tiny piece of silicon. On that piece of silicon there are more lines than there are on a roadmap of London - and they work. There are very very few errors in a microprocessor.
He's a great kid.
It's all right to cry. It's all right to hurt. It's all right to be confused, ... Hope will rebuild landmarks. Hope will outlive the broken hearts. Hope will outlive the disillusioned.
I'm going to Disneyland!
What matters are the applications.
I do enjoy grinning manically at passing people while waving an axe around attempting to kill off unwanted plant life.
A Computer is a state machine. Threads are for people who can't program state machines.
Engineering does not require science. Science helps a lot but people built perfectly good brick walls long before they knew why cement works.