Author: Antony Stone Date: To: dng Subject: Re: [DNG] simple-netaid from scratch
On Tuesday 11 June 2019 at 20:40:09, Steve Litt wrote:
> It's funny. So many times people advocate jumping through hoops to save
> a millisecond in a program operated by and therefore bottlenecked by a
> 100wpm typist. 100wpm is 500 keystrokes per minute,
If I may pick a nit, I think it makes the succeeding arithmetic slightly
I believe 100wpm is 600 keystrokes per minute, because the "standard word" is
5 letters, but there's also a space between the words?
> or 8.33 keystrokes per second,
600 per minute is 10 per second - much neater :)
> which means each keystroke takes 120 milliseconds.
> The 1ms savings *just doesn't matter*.
> And yes, as a matter of fact, I often do use "useless use of cat".
> Costs me nothing perceptible, and makes it easier to rearrange
> pipelines til I get them right.
It is also possible that putting the birds in a laboratory setting
inadvertently renders them relatively incompetent.
- Daniel C Dennett
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