Prime Numbers

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Several scientists were asked to prove that all odd integers higher than 2 are prime. *Mathematician: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, and by induction – every odd integer higher than 2 is a prime. *Physicist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 …

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Happy 09/09/09 day!

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For those of you who don’t know, it is indeed 09/09/09 day. Woohoo? Ya I know, it’s just another day, but for some reason the general public LOVES symmetry, so let’s give them what they like to hear 😉 First, since it’s not a leap year, September 9, 2009, is the 252nd day of the …

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In the glossary of a programming textbook

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(via Reddit) This was posted by ooglag on Reddit who says it’s from John Zelle’s Python Programming, although it’s pretty common in other text books as well. It also reminds me of google: http://www.google.ca/search?q=recursion