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    SO MUCH FOR THE EXPERTS

    ah hahaha this shit is funny!!!!!!!!!

    1. "Computers, in the future, may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." -- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949.

    2. "I think there is a world market for, maybe, five computers." -- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943.

    3. "I have traveled the length and breadth of this country, and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year." -- The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957.

    4. "But what is it good for?"
    -- Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip.

    5. "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
    -- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp.,1977.

    6. "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is, inherently, of no value." -- Western Union internal memo, 1876.

    7. "The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?" -- David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s

    8. "The concept is interesting and well-formed. But, in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible." -- A Yale Univ. management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service.( Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.)

    9. "Who wants to hear actors talk?" -- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927

    10. "I'm just glad it will be Clark Gable who is falling on his face and not Gary Cooper." -- Gary Cooper on his decision not to take the leading role in "Gone With The Wind".

    11. "A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and chewy cookies like you make." -- Response to Debbi Fields' idea of starting Mrs. Fields' Cookies.

    12. "We don't like their sound and guitar music is on the way out." -- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

    13. "You want to have consistent and uniform muscle development across all of your muscles? It can't be done. It's just a fact of life. You just have to accept inconsistent muscle development as an unalterable condition of weight training." -- Response to Arthur Jones, who solved the "unsolvable" problem by inventing Nautilus.

    14. "Stocks have reached what looks like a, permanently, high plateau." -- Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, 1929

    15." Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value." -- Marecha Ferdinand Foch, Professor of Strategy, Ecole Superieure de Guerre.

    16. "Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction." -- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872

    17. "The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon." -- Sir John Eric Ericksen, British surgeon, Surgeon-Extraordinary to Queen Victoria, 1873.

    and finally.......

    18. "64K ought to be enough memory for anybody." -- Bill Gates, 1981

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    Default Re: So Much For The Experts

    Quote Originally Posted by bigben
    SO MUCH FOR THE EXPERTS

    ah hahaha this shit is funny!!!!!!!!!

    1. "Computers, in the future, may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." -- Popular Mechanics, forecasting the relentless march of science, 1949.

    2. "I think there is a world market for, maybe, five computers." -- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943.

    3. "I have traveled the length and breadth of this country, and talked with the best people, and I can assure you that data processing is a fad that won't last out the year." -- The editor in charge of business books for Prentice Hall, 1957.

    4. "But what is it good for?"
    -- Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip.

    5. "There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home."
    -- Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp.,1977.

    6. "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is, inherently, of no value." -- Western Union internal memo, 1876.

    7. "The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?" -- David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in the radio in the 1920s

    8. "The concept is interesting and well-formed. But, in order to earn better than a 'C,' the idea must be feasible." -- A Yale Univ. management professor in response to Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service.( Smith went on to found Federal Express Corp.)

    9. "Who wants to hear actors talk?" -- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927

    10. "I'm just glad it will be Clark Gable who is falling on his face and not Gary Cooper." -- Gary Cooper on his decision not to take the leading role in "Gone With The Wind".

    11. "A cookie store is a bad idea. Besides, the market research reports say America likes crispy cookies, not soft and chewy cookies like you make." -- Response to Debbi Fields' idea of starting Mrs. Fields' Cookies.

    12. "We don't like their sound and guitar music is on the way out." -- Decca Recording Co. rejecting the Beatles, 1962

    13. "You want to have consistent and uniform muscle development across all of your muscles? It can't be done. It's just a fact of life. You just have to accept inconsistent muscle development as an unalterable condition of weight training." -- Response to Arthur Jones, who solved the "unsolvable" problem by inventing Nautilus.

    14. "Stocks have reached what looks like a, permanently, high plateau." -- Irving Fisher, Professor of Economics, Yale University, 1929

    15." Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value." -- Marecha Ferdinand Foch, Professor of Strategy, Ecole Superieure de Guerre.

    16. "Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction." -- Pierre Pachet, Professor of Physiology at Toulouse, 1872

    17. "The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon." -- Sir John Eric Ericksen, British surgeon, Surgeon-Extraordinary to Queen Victoria, 1873.

    and finally.......

    18. "64K ought to be enough memory for anybody." -- Bill Gates, 1981
    Ben, will you make me a time-machine? I feel like stealing ideas
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    haha

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    Default Re: So Much For The Experts

    ben coming correct....great research/thread
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    Damn can you believe what some of these bastards said ...fucking closed mind bastards

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    they're lost as hell thats for sure
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    Default Re: So Much For The Experts

    popular mechanics is a well respected well renown magazine..

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    Mad shit. When you really hink about how much technology changed since the 50s n shit its scary.
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    I'm still waiting for my damn hooverboard... EXPLAIN THAT TO ME MICHAEL J FOX



    Christ.. I should refrain from making jokes when I'm.. in general, jokes.
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    Default Re: So Much For The Experts

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasper1134
    I'm still waiting for my damn hooverboard... EXPLAIN THAT TO ME MICHAEL J FOX



    Christ.. I should refrain from making jokes when I'm.. in general, jokes.
    I was actually hinkin about that shit. We need the aliens for that yin, else it would cost an arm n leg for 1 of them numbers if we had em.
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    They'll invent hoover penises before we'll be flying on magical hoover planks. Hoover penis hmmmm hoover hmmmm penis hmmmm... hmmm.... *patents hoover penis idea*
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    Who wants to hear actors talk?" -- H.M. Warner, Warner Brothers, 1927
    this is the best one

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    Uppin!!

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