Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Things they wish they'd never said

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home.
- Ken Olson, President of Digital Corporation, 1977


The Internet will catastrophically collapse in 1996.’- Robert Metcalfe, internet inventor

I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.
Thomas J. Watson Snr., IBM Chairman, 1943

Louis Pasteur’s theory of germs is a ridiculous fiction.
- Pierre Pachet
Professor Physiology, Toulouse, 1872



 
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. 
- Ronald Reagan, 1980

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