IBM Plus Reality Plus Humanism=Sociology
"Much of my work has come from being lazy. I didn't like writing programs, and so, when I was working on the IBM 701 (an early computer), writing programs for computing missile trajectories, I started work on a programming system to make it easier to write programs."john backus
Until I came to IBM, I probably would have told you that culture was just one among several important elements in any organization's makeup and success — along with vision, strategy, marketing, financials, and the like... I came to see, in my time at IBM, that culture isn't just one aspect of the game, it is the game. In the end, an organization is nothing more than the collective capacity of its people to create value.gerstner, louis v., jr.
We made a completely new kind of transistor (the NPN BJT, and in our development work, our researcher, Leo Esaki, demonstrated the electron tunneling effect, which led to the development of the tunnel diode for which he was awarded a Nobel Prize seventeen years later, after he had joined IBM.akio morita
The next generation of interesting software will be done on the Macintosh, not the IBM PC.bill gates
If, for some reason, we make some big mistake and IBM wins, my personal feeling is that we are going to enter a computer Dark Ages for about twenty years.steve jobs
IBM has taken our valuable trade secrets and given them away to Linux.darl mcbride
This case is about IBM not stepping up to what we feel are contract violations.darl mcbride
From what I hear, IBM will blacken the Utah sky with lawyers.darl mcbride
My personal opinion (not speaking for IBM) is that DRM is stupid, because it can never be effective, and it takes away existing rights of the consumer.