Chris DiBona quotes

  • Yes, virus companies are playing on your fears to try to sell you bs protection software for Android, RIM and IOS. They are charlatans and scammers. IF you work for a company selling virus protection for android, rim or IOS you should be ashamed of yourself.
    -- Chris DiBona

    #Ios #Trying #Viruses

  • Think of RepRap as a China on your desktop.
    -- Chris DiBona

    #Thinking #China #Desktop

  • If [YouTube] were to switch to Theora and maintain even a semblance of the current YouTube quality it would take up most available bandwidth across the internet.
    -- Chris DiBona

    #Quality #Internet #Currents

  • Calling EMACS an editor is like calling the Earth a hunk of dirt.
    -- Chris DiBona

    #Editors #Calling #Earth

  • It is easy to sympathize with the MIS staffs around the world, I mean who hasn't lost work due to Windows or a Microsoft application crashing?
    -- Chris DiBona

    #Mean #Microsoft #World

  • I wanted to avoid, special IO for terminals.

  • Try lighting your house by prayer instead of electricity and see which one works.

  • I think that maybe that's my weakness, in that I don't know how to do it, so I just do what I do and try to do it as passionately and as well as I can.

  • Good satire goes beyond the specific point it’s trying to make and teaches you how to think critically. Even after your favorite cartoonist retires or [Stephen] Colbert wraps it up, you’re not left believing everything they’re telling you.

  • If you feel that strongly about something, you have an obligation to try and change my mind.

  • Right now I'm doing four shows at a time, trying to read four outlines every week, four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts; it's a lot of good work. It's fun to do it, but it does wear you out.

  • Dance music is like a virus, it has affected so many different genres

  • We all know many people who have been through this reality, and how it changes them. This happens to be an area I know something about. It's a virus.

  • The way that worms and viruses spread on the Internet is not that different from the way they spread in the real world, and the way you quarantine them is not that different, either.

  • It seems likely that most if not all the genetic information in any organism is carried by nucleic acid - usually by DNA, although certain small viruses use RNA as their genetic material.

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