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Because 31(oct) == 25(dec)

December 21, 2009

How many other Computer Science Xmas jokes can you think of?

Heck, how many Computer Science jokes can you think of at all??

The PDP-8 was a 12-bit machine whose binary representation was always in octal, so I got to know all sorts of useful constants in base 8. So I thought that was a pretty funny joke.

"Wash, Rinse, Repeat"

Know that one?

 I was amused to read a story by a High Energy physicist who related as to how she was so engrossed in a thought that she found herself in the shower in her clothes. I like the image. I haven't quite gone that far, but I've certainly come pretty close. 

 I think I'll leave y'all with a jolly

"Glad Jul och Gott Nytt Aor!"

-Bil 

 

 

 

 

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