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"If two statisticians were to lose each other in an infinite forest, the first thing they would do is get drunk. That way, they would walk more or less randomly, which would give them the best chance of finding each other. However, the statisticians should stay sober if they want to pick mushrooms. Stumbling around drunk and without purpose would reduce the area of exploration, and make it more likely that the seekers would return to the same spot, where the mushrooms are already gone."
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preferably one that indicates the next direction they are about to travel and then when not actively following the trail of the other one, they could travel at a slower rate and/or take breaks
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This is a nice treatment! I would have thought this was reversed, though: "empty meet is the top element and the empty join is the bottom element."
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My "Review" of Haskell covering why I am still a programmer today.

Note: You do not need to register with Quora to read. You can click the "Close & Read" button outside of the box.

Why Quora?

Mostly to reach out to people who are outside of our little #haskell  channel / reddit bubble.
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I'm pretty much in that "crisis of faith" point now :p maybe I should take a more serious run at learning Haskell
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“Much as beavers, who as a species hate the sound of running water, plaster a creek with mud and sticks until alas that cursed tinkle stops, so do category theorists derive elaborate and obscure definitions in an attempt to capture a concept that to most of us seemed perfectly clear before they got to it. But at least sometimes this works admirably …”
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That looks like a great book on my favourite part of mathematics. (Not that I understand much of it.) Ordererd it.
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+Simon Marlow shows new GHC developers how the scheduler is implemented.
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how else would one do it?
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Haskell programmer, mathematician, lapsed graphics guru and demo scener, defense contractor and financial toolsmith.
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Completed my undergraduate education in 1 year, starting from 24 out of 120 credits. Completed an M.A. in Mathematics in one semester. Maintained a 4.0/4.0 GPA for both and graduated with university and departmental honors.
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