"The intellectual property situation is bad and getting worse. To be a programmer, it requires that you understand as much law as you do technology."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Eric Allman on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Eric Allman on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Eric Allman on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Eric Allman on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Eric Allman on John F. Kennedy
"This is like the telephone problem - no one wants to have the first one. But we are seeing a lot of people who want some sort of technology to solve the spam problem."