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by Borbus
Fri May 21, 2010 12:06 pm UTC
Forum: Computer Science
Topic: Resources for learning the Math and Science behind computing
Replies: 45
Views: 98970

Re: Resources for learning the Math and Science behind compu

Donald Knuth's "The Art of Computer Programming". And for more about the mathematics, "Concrete Mathematics". Accept no substitutes.
by Borbus
Fri May 21, 2010 10:57 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 63725

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

There is a common issue between proprietary file formats and facebook. It's the problem of vendor lock in. Many people think having Micro$oft Turd is absolutely necessary for communication with people, because DOC is such a popular format. It's the same with facebook. People who use facebook don't t...
by Borbus
Fri May 21, 2010 10:33 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 63725

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

I'm always bitching about how wrong it is to send ANYTHING in .doc format. Especially some Uni office workers who send announcements out. It's just wrong to be reading something that's only meant for reading in the bloody editor. Yes. A lot of people don't know the difference between something like...

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