Browsing Archive: July, 2010

Change

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Change is not progress.
-- Henry Louis Mencke

Website 4 the Day:
     Fix broken stuff
     http://www.fixya.com/

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Sufficiently advanced

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, July 30, 2010, In : Humor 
Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.
-- Bruce Brown

Website(s) 4 the Day:
    Watch TV online:

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Price of indifference

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, July 29, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.
-- Plato

Website 4 the Day:

    Add fun effects to your images:
    http://www.photofunia.com/

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It's simple, but ...

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, July 28, 2010, In : Humor 
UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity.
-- Dennis Ritchie

Website 4 the Day:
      Make your own fake newspaper clippings:
      http://bit.ly/10UCg

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Einstein's notebook

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, In : Philosophy 
You ask me if I keep a notebook to record my great ideas. I've only ever had one.
-- Albert Einstein.

Website 4 the Day:


Learn how to use popular software: http://www.lynda.com/

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Be very, very careful

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, July 26, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Be very, very careful of what you put into that head, because you will never, ever get it out.
-- Thomas Cardinal Wolsey


Website 4 the Day:

Lose the manual for that gizmo that you need to adjust?  Get free user manuals (you can skip the special offers) at http://www.manualsonline.com/
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Baby seal walks into a bar

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, July 25, 2010, In : Humor 
A baby seal walks into a bar. "What can I get you?" asks the bartender.
"Anything but a Canadian Club," replies the seal
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The secret

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, July 24, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
-- Albert Einstein.
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Useless computers

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, July 23, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
-- Pablo Picasso.

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Getting used to math

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, July 22, 2010, In : Philosophy 

In mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

-- John Von Neumann

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Einstein and relativity

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, July 21, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Since the mathematicians have invaded the theory of relativity, I do not understand it myself anymore.
-- Albert Einstein

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Be unreasonable

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, July 19, 2010, In : Philosophy 
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
— George Bernard Shaw
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Snake trivia

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, July 18, 2010, In : Humor 
Q: Why don't snakes have balls?

A: Because without legs, they can't dance.
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Don't worry

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, July 17, 2010, In : Philosophy 

Don't worry about bitin' off more'n you can chew; your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger'n you think.

-- Will Rogers
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Ancient statistics

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, July 16, 2010, In : Humor 

In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.

-- Stephen Leacock.


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Classification

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : Humor 
Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
-- Russell Baker.
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Leaving my body

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, In : Humor 

When I die I'm going to leave my body to science fiction.
-- Steven Wright



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Coping with mathematics

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house.
-- Robert Heinlein
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Pray for ignorance

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, July 12, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Descended from the apes? Let us hope that it is not true. But if it is, let us pray that it may not become generally known.
-- FA Montagu.

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Jumping cow

Posted by Ira Chayut on Monday, July 12, 2010, In : Humor 
What happened when the cow tried to jump over a barbed wire fence?

Udder destruction.
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School prayer

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, July 10, 2010, In : Humor 
As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school."
-- Cokie Roberts
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An expert

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, July 9, 2010, In : Humor 
I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison.
 -- WC Fields.
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Wireless music box

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, July 8, 2010, In : Humor 
The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?
-- David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urging for investment in the radio in the 1920s 

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Big person not needed

Posted by Ira Chayut on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, In : Philosophy 
It don't take a very big person to carry a grudge.
-- Will Rogers

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Do not worry

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater." 
-- Albert Einstein

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Programming today

Posted by Ira Chayut on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, In : Humor 
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
-- Rich Cook.
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Happy 4th of July!

Posted by Ira Chayut on Sunday, July 4, 2010, In : Humor 
What should you drink with 4th Of July firecrackers?

Firemilk.
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What to teach women

Posted by Ira Chayut on Saturday, July 3, 2010, In : Philosophy 
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
-- Plato
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End of war

Posted by Ira Chayut on Friday, July 2, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
-- Plato
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Wise men

Posted by Ira Chayut on Thursday, July 1, 2010, In : Philosophy 
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
-- Plato
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