Schlagwort-Archiv: Schreiben


Wie de voorkeur geeft aan het schrijven van teksten gericht op het vergemakkelijken van het begrijpen ervan dient het zich richten op het schrijven van gebruiksaanwijzingen voor IKEA te overwegen.

De Speld: Met deze academische schrijftips zorg je ervoor dat niemand je paper per ongeluk kan begrijpen

Broadcast the boom⁴.

I overthink your p-punctuation use

Lorde: The Lourve


The dangerous bend or caution symbol ☡ [...] was created by the Nicolas Bourbaki group of mathematicians and appears in the margins of mathematics books written by the group. It resembles a road sign that indicates a "dangerous bend" in the road ahead, and is used to mark passages tricky on a first reading or with an especially difficult argument.

Wikipedia: Bourbaki dangerous bend symbol


Anyone moderately familiar with the rigours of composition will not need to be told the story in detail; how he wrote and it seemed good; read and it seemed vile; corrected and tore up; cut out; put in; was in ecstasy; in despair; had his good nights and bad mornings; snatched at ideas and lost them; saw his book plain before him and it vanished;

Virginia Woolf: Orlando: A Biography


I write an average of five new programs every week. Poets have to write poems. I have to write computer programs.

The ultimate test of whether I understand something is if I can explain it to a computer. I can say something to you and you’ll nod your head, but I’m not sure that I explained it well. But the computer doesn’t nod its head. It repeats back exactly what I tell it. In most of life, you can bluff, but not with computers.

Donald Knuth in Quanta Magazine: The Computer Scientist Who Can’t Stop Telling Stories

Preparing slow and using fast.

Often taking longer than expected:

  • cooking
  • writing
  • thinking

Often taking shorter than expected:

  • eating
  • reading
  • doing

Elongated nons.

As nouns the difference between car and train is that car is (dated) a wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal or car can be (computing) the first part of a cons in lisp the first element of a list while train is elongated portion or train can be (obsolete) treachery; deceit.

WikiDiff: What is the difference between car and train?

Ältere Beiträge «