Ten Sci-Fi Quotes for 'Techies' to Live By

Ten Sci-Fi Quotes for 'Techies' to Live By

Ten Sci-Fi Quotes for 'Techies' to Live By

"In my experience, there's no such thing as luck." - Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope  THE TAKEAWAY: "Luck" happens to people who prepare vigorously and work tirelessly.

In a recent Baseline slideshow, we played a little game of "What if ...?" and imagined how some famous science fiction characters would function if they were your co-workers. (The verdict: It wouldn't be as weird as you might expect.) Because the sci-fi genre inspires endless fascination among technology professionals—it's OK to admit this addiction ... you're among friends—we're following up here with these 10 great "sci-fi quotes to live by," taken from movies, television shows and legendary authors. Each quote presents a compelling takeaway that can provide helpful perspectives about the various real-life challenges you and your co-workers face at work. Some quotes amount to pragmatic lessons about IT projects and overall performance. On a more philosophical note, others may help you gain a greater appreciation of your vocational purpose and the worldly value of information technology. If you can't get enough of these words of wisdom, try this site for a good sampling of interesting sci-fi quotes from movies.

Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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