…everyone I meet, I meet with a blank slate and the connections that we form are transient in that they can always be revised but permanent in that they are never forgotten.
A quote that was written on the door to my hut when I got posted. Meant to put it up just before I left the country but was doing a thousand other things.
The history of the world, my love, is those below serving those up above! – Sweeney Todd (The play)
– But when the ladder falls, those on the bottom will be hurt the least! – Aaron E-J
I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.
– Mae West
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
Ah, that’s the 64 terabyte question, unfortunately we’re still downloading the answer…
To overcome the most daunting of obstacles, you first must face them.
-Aaron E-J (although probably someone(s) else said something similar)
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
– Alan Kay
Nothing is impossible, therefore something, but not everything, must be. For nothing is something and for that reason impossible… However, what do impossibilities represent? They represent nothing possible but these are still things. Consequently, even if everything is comprised of only nothing, there always must be at least one thing in the universe. – Aaron E-J
There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and…
All power corrupts, but we need the electricity.
We may not imagine how our lives could be more frustrating and complex–but Congress can.
– Cullen Hightower
I don’t have a photograph, but you can have my footprints. They’re upstairs in my socks.
– Groucho Marx
Engineering and science is like a sinking boat, you need to be able to take out as much water as the sea pressure puts inside and this rate of sink is directly proportional to the pressure you put to the ocean – Duck’s AIM away message