On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 05:12:31PM +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> On Tue 14 Jun 2005 16:19, Conall O'Brien wrote:
> > I'm still in the CS day course in TCD course Paul finished a year ago.
> Why do people do CS when they could do maths?
> It's one of life's mysteries to me.
now that must be an amazing list.
> Like why people do Vet Sci when they could become doctors,
> and kill people.
vets learn how to treat an amazing array of species. doctors learn
about one. i'm sensing a theme...
> It must be terrible not knowing anything about cryptography
> or quantum computing or coding theory or NP-completeness or ...
> the list is too long.
it must be terrible, but i thought you were comparing math majors to
cs majors. now, you go run along and figure out what values x can have
before you embarrass yourself any further.
kevin lyda ~ dems for torture: salazar(co/10) landrieu(la/08) pryor(ar/08)
kevin at ie.suberic.net ~ nelson(fl/06) nelson(ne/06) lieberman(ct/06) 2/2/04
Those who refuse to raise their voices against something as clearly evil
as torture are enablers, if not collaborators. --Bob Herbert, 2/11/04
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