From Mathematica to Jypyter
On 11/10/2018 01:26, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 10:09 AM Thomas Jollans <tjol at tjol.eu> wrote:
>> On 10/10/2018 23:32, Gregory Ewing wrote:
>>> Rhodri James wrote:
>>>>> I'm a great fan of erroneous spelling and this blog needs a spelling
>>>>> check as this quote shows
>>>>> "Mathematica exemplifies the horde of new Vandals whose pursuit of
>>>>> private gain threatens a far greater pubic loss?the collapse of
>>>>> social systems that took centuries to build."
>>>> OK, colour me confused. The only spelling mistake I can spot in that
>>>> is in the subject line of this thread. What am I missing?
>>> Presumably Romer meant that it was a loss suffered by everyone,
>>> but that's not quite what he wrote.
>> Sure it is. He's contrasting *private* gain with *public* loss. If there
>> is any ambiguity here it is whether there is a threat *of* a public
>> loss, or *to* a public loss ^_^
> Now read the quote again, very VERY carefully.
> The human brain is very good at ignoring insignificant errors.
> (The troll brain is very good at pointing out insignificant errors.)
... and this is why we need exception tracebacks