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Grace Murray Hopper
(1906-1992) born on
Dec 09
US military leader, mathematician, educator. She was co- inventor of the computer language COBOL and coined the term "bug."
         
   
F
If it isn't bolted down, bring it home.

R
Leadership is a two-way street, loyalty up and loyalty down. Respect for one's superiors; care for one's crew.
A
If one ox could not do the job they did not try to grow a bigger ox, but used two oxen. When we need greater computer power, the answer is not to get a bigger computer, but . . .to build systems of computers and operate them in parallel.
N
From then on, when anything went wrong with a computer, we said it had bugs in it.
K
At any given moment, there is always a line representing what your boss will believe. If you step over it, you will not get your budget. Go as close to that line as you can.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
R: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
A: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
N: On the removal of a 2-inch-long moth from an experimental computer at Harvard in 1945; in "Time," 16 Apr 84
K: In "The Manager's Book of Quotations," by Lewis D. Eigen and Jonathan P. Siegel, 1989.
   


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