Dr. Grace Hopper

Friday 4 September, 2020

The most dangerous phrase in the English language is 'we have always done it this way.

This week's quote is from the famous American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral - Dr. Grace Hopper

This quote coming from the pioneer of computer programming depicts that she firmly believes in adapting to new technology with the changing times. 

Having strong background and knowledge about a particular subject sometimes stops us from looking beyond and accepting change in that area. Dr. Grace rightly said this is the most dangerous phrase, as this can stop us from developing our skills and capabilities further and can make us stand still.

At DDSN we have always been open to exploring newer options of doing things. Not only are we constantly working on becoming the better versions of ourselves everyday, but also make sure that our clients get the best out of all the options available today. 

Today's Quote

Quote - The most dangerous phrase in the English language is 'we have always done it this way.'

Who was Dr. Grace Hopper?

Dr. Grace Hopper was  an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral. 

She was one of the first programmers of the  Harvard Mark I computer, and a pioneer of computer programming who invented one of the first  linkers.

She popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of  COBOL, an early  high-level programming language still in use today.

At DDSN, we continuously help you to explore the state-of-the-art technologies that support you to excel in your industry everyday.