[Tutor] Float precision untrustworthy~~~
alan.gauld at freenet.co.uk
Thu Mar 31 18:37:38 CEST 2005
> between binary and decimal representation. Just as a phrase that's
> translated from English into Russian and then back to English again
> can have its meaning shifted,
Urban legend ,maybe but illustrates the point well:
An early language translator app was fed
'Out of sight, out of mind'
and then the result fed back in for reverse translation.
The output was:
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