January 18, 2022

8 Insightful Quotes About Computer Science to kick off 2022 [Infographic]


Kicking off the new year, we've compiled a list of insightful quotes about Computer Science. The insight and experience of others is a valuable source of information and inspiration.

One of the best ways to grow is to learn from successful experts and leaders within the Computer Science landscape. Check them out below:

#1 The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before. - Bill Gates

#2 Computer Science is a science of abstraction - creating the right model for a problem and devising the appropriate mechanizable techniques to solve it. - Alfred Aho

#3 All problems in Computer Science can be solved by another level of indirection. - Butler Lampson

#4 The goal of Computer Science is to build something that will last at least until we've finished building it. - William C. Brown

#5 Computer science is the operating system for all innovation. - Steve Ballmer

#6 Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute. - Hal Abelson

#7 Computer Science is the only discipline in which we view adding a new wing to a building as being maintenance. - Jim Horning

#8 The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers. - Richard Hamming


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