Wednesday, February 10, 2010

One more

"It is not knowledge, but the act of learning, not possession but the act of getting there, which grants the greatest enjoyment. When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again; the never-satisfied man is so strange if he has completed a structure, then it is not in order to dwell in it peacefully, but in order to begin another. I imagine the world conqueror must feel thus, who, after one kingdom is scarcely conquered, stretches out his arms for others."

—KARL FRIEDRICH GAUSS, Letter to Bolyai, 1808.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Best One From Jazoon 09


Really inspiring talk, not only for programmers.