Orders of Magnitude
Adrian Colyer is taking a well-deserved, short break from the morning paper. He presented a few back pointers to top material from this last “term” of reading. In addition, there’s some ways of translating the scale of differences that occasionally popup in computing into human recognizable scales:
And here’s something a little different which didn’t quite fit in any particular paper review as a fun thought to leave you with for now: developing an intuition for orders of magnitude and some of the numbers you see in CS papers.