A ship in a port is safe, but that is not what ships are for.

~~Grace Hopper

and also :

It is easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission.

~~Grace Hopper

Today is the birthday of one of the pioneers of computer programming, the redoubtable Grace Hopper, whose two quotes above I knew long before I knew the person to attribute them to.

Today’s Google Doodle is dedicated to her.

 

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