John Cocke (1925–2002), computer geniusIBM Watson Research Laboratory
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and pruning knife.
MARGARET FULLER [1820–1850], DIARY ENTRY
Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first, from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
EDWARD GIBBON , MEMOIRSOF MY LIFE AND WRITINGS
I have just argued that great designs come from great designers, not from great design processes. Although technical designs are now always the work of teams, we still identify ...