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xkcd - Academia vs. Business : 美しいコードは、千のバイナリになって

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Academia vs. Business(学術研究 対 ビジネス)

I just wrote the most beautiful code of my life.

They casually handed me an impossible problem. In 48 hours and 200 lines, i solved it.


My god... This will mean a half-dozen papers, a thesis or two, and a paragraph in every textbook on queuing theory!

You got the program to stop jamming up? Great. While you're fixing stuff, can you get outlook to sync with our new phones?

Alt-text: Some engineer out there has solved P=NP and it's locked up in an electric eggbeater calibration routine. For every 0x5f375a86 we learn about, there are thousands we never see.




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