November 8, 2010
#816: Applied Math
[[A woman is standing at a whiteboard considering a logical proof.]]
Woman #1: Wow. I can’t find fault with your proof.
[[The woman is still looking at the white board, the frame expands to show a second woman walking away, rubbing her hands together in an evil manner.]]
Woman #1: You’ve show the inconsistency – and thus the invalidity – of basic logic itself.
Woman #2: Excellent, on to step two.
[[The second woman sits down at a desk and begins to write.]]
Dear Dr. Knuth,
[[She continues to write.]]
I am writing to collect from you the $3,372,564.45 I am owed for discovering 1,317,408 errors in
The Art of Computer Programming…