Kenneth Harry Olsen, 1926 - 2011
Born: 20 February 1926, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Died: 6 February 2011, Lincoln, Massachusetts
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- If you treat employees nicely, ... you're not a good person in the business world, unfortunately. permalink
- On almost anything someone does in the computer business, you can go back in the literature and prove someone had done it earlier. permalink
- People will get tired of managing personal computers and will want instead terminals, maybe with windows. permalink
- Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware. permalink
- Teamwork was more accepted forty years ago. permalink
- The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. permalink
- There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in their home. permalink
Speech at 1977 World Future Society meeting, Boston
- When I was a teenager in the late '30s and early '40s, electronics wasn't a word. You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics. permalink
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