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Abstract

I’ve always believed that one of the best ways to learn is by a process of trial and error. Indeed, one of my favorite poems is the following ‘grook’ by Piet Hein:
  • The road to wisdom?

  • Well, it’s plain

  • and simple to express:

  • Err

  • and err

  • and err again

  • but less

  • and less

  • and less

Keywords

Literate Programming National Science Foundation Grant Reality Construction Forget Function Golden Opportunity 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald E. Knuth

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