howard h. aiken Quotes

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
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— Howard H. Aiken
I am a simple man and I want simple answers.
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— Howard H. Aiken
Theres my education in computers, right there; this is the whole thing, everything I took out of a book.
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— Howard H. Aiken
At the present time there exist problems beyond our ability to solve, not because of theoretical difficulties, but because of insufficient means of mechanical computation.
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— Howard H. Aiken
Only six electronic digital computers would be required to satisfy the computing needs of the entire United States,
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— Howard H. Aiken
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
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— Howard H. Aiken