Quote of the Day
If you enjoy programming, philosophy, math, or any number of geeky topics, you're in the right place. Every day, I'll post a random quote from my extensive collection of Kindle highlights. Quotes do not necessarily reflect my views or opinions. In fact, part of my epistemic process is to consume a wide variety of contradictory material.
Putting alerts into email and hoping that someone will read all of them and notice the important ones is the moral equivalent of piping them to /dev/null: they will eventually be ignored.
— Betsy Beyer, Chris Jones, Jennifer Petoff, and Niall Richard Murphy, Site Reliability Engineering
…in politics it is the irrational passions that must be appealed to and utilized.
— Stephen R. C. Hicks, Explaining Postmodernism
epistemology, aesthetics, ethics, logic, and the like were not so much communicated as drowned in an ocean of boredom
— Hannah Arendt and Jerome Kohn, Thinking Without a Banister
…concurrency and effects—are essential to achieve good performance on today’s hardware, making nondeterminism a necessary evil.
— Jamie Allen, Reactive Design Patterns
Children as young as three or four years old start establishing dominance hierarchies in kindergarten.
— Andreas Hofer and Adrienn Raczi, Born Different
846 post articles, 170 pages.