wisdom

5 quotes + a joke

September 08, 20221 min read
CompVis SDv1-4 Feynman Einstein Gandhi Jesus Christ Knuth the internet (Karlton Fowler)
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You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing — that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.


If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.


If someone slaps you on one side of your face, turn the other one to him.


Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.


Premature optimization is the root of all evil.


There are only two hard things in Computer Science:

  • cache invalidation
  • naming things
  • off-by-one errors
FeynmanEinsteinGandhiJesus ChristKnuththe internet (Karlton/Fowler)
長話短說 (short + sweet):
Thanks for reading, anon!