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What fortune has to say about giants…

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$ fortune
If I have seen farther than others, it is because 
I was standing on the shoulders of giants.
                -- Isaac Newton

In the sciences, we are now uniquely 
privileged to sit side by side
with the giants on whose shoulders we stand.
                -- Gerald Holton

If I have not seen as far as others, 
it is because giants were standing
on my shoulders.
                -- Hal Abelson

In computer science, we stand 
on each other's feet.
                -- Brian K. Reid


*cough* *cough* if you did not understand where exactly I got this from… you have not yet seen the fun side of UNIX 🙂 Fortune is a software, rather a standard software included in FreeBSD as well as other BSDs and the unix look-alikes.


Written by hiway

April 22, 2005 at 6:52 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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