There was a time when the news­pa­pers said that only twelve men un­der­stood the the­ory of rel­a­tiv­ity. I do not be­lieve there ever was such a time. There might have been a time when only one man did, be­cause he was the only guy who caught on, be­fore he wrote his pa­per. But af­ter peo­ple read the pa­per, a lot of peo­ple un­der­stood the the­ory of rel­a­tiv­ity in some way or other, cer­tainly more than twelve. On the other hand, I think I can safely say that no­body un­der­stands quan­tum me­chan­ics.

Richard P. Feyn­man, The Char­ac­ter of Phys­i­cal Law 129. BBC/Pen­guin.

“There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.”

“Software comes from heaven when you have good hardware”

Kenneth Harry “Ken” Olsen (1926 - 2011), Computer History Museum

In fact, I have heard that the number of copies of it is over a 500 Million copies and it is even been suggested that there is no other program that has more copies installed than the RSA code, more than windows and netscape.

Leonard Adelman, co-inventor RSA code

Movie of the SECOQC-network in Vienna 2008, John Rarity: 

“There is quite a language gap which has taken some time to overcome. We have overcome it within this network and have created something which is truly multi-disciplinary in the SECOQC-network.”

John Rarity, University of Bristol

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