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Marco Primi

 

Welcome to Marco Primi’s homepage. I’m a software engineer, currently working at Apple Inc.

Here you can find my contact information, my CV, some of my projects, and my bookmarks.

Enjoy your stay!

 


Random() quotes

Mitch Radcliffe:

A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history – with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.

Descartes/Hofstadter

I think; therefore I don’t have access to the level where I sum.

Piet Hein:

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back.

H.L. Mencken:

For every problem there is a solution which is simple, clean and wrong.

Nate Piekos:

To Err is Human, to Arr is Pirate.

Virgil:

Happy is the man who can understand why things happen.

Melinda Kimberly:

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.

Homer Simpson:

If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it-Now quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers!

Leonardo Da Vinci:

Theory is the general, experiments are the soldiers.

Flo Kennedy:

If you’re not living on the edge, then you’re taking up too much space.

Jeff Pesis:

Hardware: the parts of a computer that can be kicked.

Hunter S. Thompson:

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.

George Bernard Shaw:

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.

Marvin Minsky:

Will robots inherit the earth? Yes, but they will be our children.

John Archibald Wheeler:

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. Space is what prevents everything from happening to me!

Thomas Hobbes:

For between true Science and erroneous Doctrines, Ignorance is in the middle.

From The New Hacker’s Dictionary:

bytesexual: adj.
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).

Abraham Lincoln:

The problem with internet quotes is that you never know who wrote them.

Francis Bacon:

Your true self can be known only by systematic experimentation, and controlled only by being known.