Want to be a computer scientist? Forget maths
Somewhat tacky reference, but I started the thread over here http://discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?joel.3.516866.3.
O( knowing what to do when ) > O( figuring out which algorithm to use )
SoP-- I drift in and out of here and just want to confirm-- you say "Maths" instead of "Math" because you're foreign, right? Sort of like them funny Brits say Lorry when they mean Truck?
----"SoP-- I drift in and out of here and just want to confirm-- you say "Maths" instead of "Math" because you're foreign, right?"-----
The British say Maths. And since when has the board had a nationality attached to it, and if it has, what is it?
We're just plumbing the depths of SoP. She's female, yet a 'son'. Probably no relationship to Parnas, except maybe philosophically.
I'm not even sure what part of the world she's in.
> I drift in and out of here
I know the feeling. My golden cord sometimes breaks and my etheric body becomes hard to control.
> you're foreign, right
The clicking and reading of articles is tough. I know. But that way lies clarity.
> Brits say Lorry
I usually mean http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0491402/.