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Carissa said something I thought was pretty funny today.

We went to a lunch meeting today (met a real interesting guy from 3COM who has done everything from Search & Rescue to Network Administration). I was driving and had a little trouble negotiating my way out of the parking lot.

When I made an obvious wrong turn, I said, “Whoops, I just made a mistake.”

She replied, “There are no mistakes in life, just fatal errors.”

That’s kind of like programming, I think. Or at least that’s what a programmer will say!

Printer not ready.
Could be a fatal error.
Have a pen handy?”

— Pat Davis

Other bad computer haiku.


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Dir of Technology at the MIT Museum • Writing about emerging tech's impact on your life • Speculative insights on the intersection of humanity and technology 🤖


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