[Chicago] List revolution

Brian Curtin brian.curtin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 18:06:37 CEST 2011

On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 11:03, Clyde Forrester <clydeforrester at gmail.com> wrote:
> You have to know where to look. Humans love to deal with ordinal numbers
> (1st, 2nd, 3rd,...). Programmers work with offsets (from zero).
> So where do humans find offsets? Well, I've got three stops to make, and
> then it's back to the warehouse. So where is the "zero"? The warehouse, the
> starting point, the point of origin.
> Another example, then? Yeah, well, I'm drawin' a blank. Sorry. Maybe someone
> else can help.

Time, distance, age

More information about the Chicago mailing list