[<< wikiquote] Konrad Zuse
Konrad Zuse (June 22, 1910 – December 18, 1995) was a German engineer and computer pioneer, noted for implementing the world's first programmable Turing-complete computer, the Z3, in 1941.


== Quotes ==
The rattling of the relays of the Z4 was the only interesting thing to be experienced in Zurich's night life!
Attributed to Zuse in: Ra L Rojas, Ulf Hashagen (2002) The First Computers: History and Architectures. p. 270Die Gefahr, dass der Computer so wird wie der Mensch, ist nicht so groß wie die Gefahr, dass der Mensch so wird wie der Computer.
Translation: The danger of computers becoming like humans is not as great as the danger of humans becoming like computers.
Attributed in: Hersfelder Zeitung. Nr. 212, 12. September 2005.Der Glaube an eine bestimmte Idee gibt dem Forscher den Rückhalt für seine Arbeit. Ohne diesen Glauben wäre er verloren in einem Meer von Zweifeln und halbgültigen Beweisen.
Translation: The belief in a certain idea gives to the researcher the support for his work. Without this belief he would be lost in a sea of doubts and insufficiently verified proofs.
Attributed in Konrad Zuse on "Die Erfindergalerie", dpma.de, 2008


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