Daily tweets about computer science and related stuff @JohnDCook.
"You’ll hear that Monte Carlo methods are independent of dimension, and that they scale poorly with dimension. How can both statements be true?"
Q: Why can’t programmers tell the difference between Halloween and Christmas? A: Because oct 31 = dec 25. #oldprogrammerjoke
'The hardest problem in computer science is not being an opinionated jerk about everything.' -- @ntakayama
'The purpose of abstraction is not to be vague, but to create a new semantic level in which one can be absolutely precise' - Edsger Dijkstra