Category: QuemDisse

Be an unreasonable person

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
— George Bernard Shaw

Information is not power

Thinking about information and power I reached this conclusion:

“Information is not necessarily power. Power is not how much you know, but how efficiently you use the knowledge you have!” — A. C. Assis

Then I searched for this quotation that I just created to know if someone else create something similar, then I found this nice text:

Note: my quotation is not based on this text because it was created before I found it, but it could summarize well the idea explained on that text.

All programmers are optimists

All programmers are optimists. Perhaps this modern sorcery especially attracts
those who believe in happy endings and fairy godmothers. Perhaps the hundred
of nitty frustrations drive away all but those who habitually focus on the end
goal. Perhaps it is merely that computers are young, programmers are younger,
and the young are always optimists.
– “The mythical man-month” by Frederick P. Brooks jr.