Rick Cook

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Rick Cook (born 1944) is an American author of light fantasy novels. His writing includes many computer jokes, and is best enjoyed by those who have a background in computers.

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The Wizardry Compiled (1989)[edit]

  • Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

The Wizardry Consulted (1995)[edit]

  • The three most dangerous things in the world are a programmer with a soldering iron, a hardware type with a program patch and a user with an idea.

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