"One of the things that is not so good is that a decision was made long ago about the size of an IP address - 32 bits. At the time it was a number much larger than anyone could imagine ever having that many computers but it turned out to be to small."
"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."Jon Postel on Emo Philips
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."Jon Postel on Joseph Campbell
"I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image."Jon Postel on Stephen Hawking
"Computers are useless. They can only give you answers."Jon Postel on Pablo Picasso
"I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user."Jon Postel on Bill Gates