GCN at 25
I said what?: Mark Forman
Henrik G. De Gyor
Today's test: Match the quote with the speaker in these items taken from the GCN vaults. Answers appear at the right.
1. 'The Y2K problem will set off a major world challenge. ' We can be sure that there will be social unrest in many parts of the world.'
2. 'One million characters of memory used to take up the space of a drum. Now it's on a chip. Before the year 2000, we'll see 1 billion operations per second on a 10-inch-square board.'
3. 'Simplify and unify.'
4. Personal motto: 'Illegitimis non carborundum'Don't let the bastards grind you down.'
a.Mark Forman, 2002
b.Sen. Robert Bennett, 1998
c.Gerald L. Epstein, 2000
d.Sonny Maynard Jr., DOD, 1987
Quiz answers: 1. b; 2. d; 3. a; 4. c