Welcome to Marco Primi’s homepage. I’m a software engineer, currently working at Apple Inc.
Enjoy your stay!
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history – with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
I think; therefore I don’t have access to the level where I sum.
Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back.
For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.
To Err is Human, to Arr is Pirate.
Happy is the man who can understand why things happen.
I always knew that a geek would make a great husband.
Dennie L. van Tassel, A Programmer’s Lament:
I really hate this damned machine;
I wish that they would sell it.
It never does quite what I want
But only what I tell it.
If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it-Now quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers!
Theory is the general, experiments are the soldiers.
If you’re not living on the edge, then you’re taking up too much space.
Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked.
When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
Ethan, Hypothesis for sufficiently advanced read/write technology:
If there’s no Pr0n, the tool doesn’t work.
If there’s no activist, it doesn’t work well.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all the progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Will robots inherit the earth? Yes, but they will be our children.
Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. Space is what prevents everything from happening to me!
For between true Science and erroneous Doctrines, Ignorance is in the middle.
Said of hardware, denotes willingness to compute or pass data in either big-endian or little-endian format (depending, presumably, on a mode bit somewhere).
The problem with internet quotes is that you never know who wrote them.
Your true self can be known only by systematic experimentation, and controlled only by being known.