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Daily Archive April 28th, 2008

Are statistics books impossible to understand?

Filed in Gossip ,Profiles
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OPTIMAL SHOULDER STANDING Decision Science News has long been influenced by Phil Greenspun’s observations, such as this one: Any sufficiently complicated C or Fortran program contains an ad hoc, informally-specified, bug-ridden, slow implementation of half of Common Lisp. which is known as Greenspun’s Tenth Rule. Trivia buffs will know that there weren’t 9 before it.  […]