Brian Kernighan

A computer scientist.

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4 quotations — 1 Funny, 3 Serious.

  1. I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous.

  2. Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing the program in the first place.
    So, if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?
  3. First make it run.
    Then, make it run fast.
    [Referring to computer programs.]
  4. The most effective debugging tool is still careful thought — coupled with judiciously placed print statements.