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Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

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Rich Cook

Rick Cook (born 1944) is a light fantasy author from the United States, best known for his Wizardry series of books. His writing includes many computer inside jokes, and is better enjoyed by those who have a background in computers

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    Programmieren ist heute ein Wettlauf zwischen Software-Ingenieuren, die größere und bessere idiotensichere Programme entwickeln wollen, und dem Universum, das versucht, größere und bessere Idioten hervorzubringen. Bisher hat das Universum gewonnen.

    La programación actual es una carrera entre los ingenieros de software que se esfuerzan por construir mejores y más grandes programas a prueba de idiotas, y el universo que intenta producir idiotas más grandes y mejores. Hasta ahora, el universo esta ganando.

    پروگرامنگ آج سافٹ ویئر انجینئرز کے مابین ایک دوڑ ہے جس میں بڑے اور بہتر بیوقوف پروف پروگرام بنانے کی کوشش کی جارہی ہے ، اور کائنات بڑے اور بہتر بیوقوفوں کو تیار کرنے کی کوشش کر رہی ہے۔ اب تک ، کائنات جیت رہی ہے۔

    今天的編程是一場軟件工程師之間的競賽,他們努力構建更大更好的防白痴程序,而宇宙則試圖產生更大更好的白痴。到目前為止,宇宙正在獲勝。

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