Quotes: Beeping Computers

"I have a huge phalanx of machines that go 'bing!'"
Topher, Dollhouse

"Blipindustry: The time and effort sound-effects people spend putting noises on to shots of laptop graphics in movies, even though laptop graphics don't make noises in real life."
—One of the Meaning of Liff-esque definitions featured in Armando Iannucci's Dictionary of Modern Usage