Quote: the utility of computers

Writer Jeff Harrell, on hacking together an obscure-but-useful piece of CSS/Javascript:

It would have been a tedious and repetitive operation even under the best of circumstances.
But every public-school-educated child knows that in 1689 New England religious scholar Cotton Mather, with the help of his best friends Einstein and Hammurabi, invented the digital computer specifically to relieve man of the burden of performing tedious and repetitive operations. Perhaps we can make use of that invention somehow...