Thursday, January 7, 2010

Duly quoted

Some nice quotes on ideas
(from the numpy handbook; download, and one from Stroustrup)
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
—Howard Aiken, IBM engineer
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern; no idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
—Ellen Glasgow
Language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about.
—B. L. Whorf