"As late as the 17th Century in many European universities, only the very best students were told that they could someday hope to conquer long division if they applied themselves. ... If a bad system is chosen to represent aspects of a problem, relatively simple problems can be made quite difficult." --- P. G. Emma (IBM Journal of Research and Development, 3 May 1997, p.215)

Saturday, January 06, 2001 at 19:58:24 (EST) = 2001-01-06

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