Saturday, August 24, 2013

Good drivers

Good drivers have dead flies on the side windows.
- Walter Röhrl, World Rally Champion 1980 & 1982

Tuesday, August 20, 2013


We should forget about small efficiencies, say about 97% of the time: premature optimization is the root of all evil.
- Donald E. Knuth

Software design

There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.
- Tony Hoare, inventer of Quicksort

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Resting on your laurels?

Yesterday's home runs don't win today's games.
- Babe Ruth