notes & quotes

"wait a minute, juanita. make up your mind. this Snow Crash thing - is it a virus, a drug, or a religion?"
juanita shrugs. "what's the difference?"
- snow crash by neal stephenson

i remember writing code like this

// this is required, or it will not work for some reason
*(char*)*va_arg( marker, char * );
- the daily WTF

pi is not a natural number

"Love is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important."
- Lisa Hoffman


"Who alone has reason to *lie himself out* of actuality? He who *suffers* from it."
- Friedrich Nietzsche


"You might be onto something there, but estimated time left is displayed as a numerical quantity, and people find it reassuring to watch it go down at about a rate of one second per second."
- bram cohen, inventor of bittorrent

you wish

"Illegal activities, even if somehow related to math, are not welcome."
- from the rules of the #math irc channel (chatroom) on EFnet.


"'Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms' should be a convenience store, not a government agency"
- random sig

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