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Favorite Technical Quotes

Lighthearted quotes about programming and technology.

PHP Comparison Operator

PHP's comparison operators are not only nontransitive, they're also circular! This means there are situations where A < B, B < C, and C < A! –Eric Wastl

Two Hard Problems

There are two hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors. –Martin Fowler

XKCD Password Generator

Through 20 years of effort, we've successfully trained everyone to use passwords that are hard for humans to remember, but easy for computers to guess. –Randall Munroe

Stack Overflow Answer in Haiku

How do you do block comment in YAML?
# If you want to write
# a block-commented Haiku
# you'll need three pound signs
–Stack Overflow User

Parsing HTML with Regex

A mere glimpse of the world of reg‚Äčex parsers for HTML will ins‚Äčtantly transport a programmer's consciousness into a world of ceaseless screaming. –Stack Overflow User

Hofstadter's Law

It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter's Law. –Douglas Hofstadter

Jon Skeet – Chuck Norris of Software

Even Jon Skeet cannot parse HTML using regular expressions. –Stack Overflow User
Even Jon Skeet can not ethically store passwords for later plaintext retrieval. –Stack Overflow User