I had wanted a computer my whole life. Back in high school I told my dad, “I’m going to have a computer someday.” And he said that it cost as much as a house—the downpayment on a house. And I said, “Well, I’ll live in an apartment.” But I was going to have a computer someday.
– Steve Wozniak
Software engineering is what happens to programming when you add time and other programmers.
– Ross Cox
The heart of software is its ability to solve domain-related problems for its user.
– Eric Evans
Pessimists sound smart. Optimists make money.
– Nat Friedman
When I was younger and first started thinking about my future, I decided to either become a professor or start a company. I felt that either option would give me a lot of autonomy—the freedom to think from first principles and real-world physics rather than having to accept the prevailing “wisdom.”
– Larry Page