Monday, December 26, 2016

On Famous Things

A quip from Stack Exchange back in 2014 that still fills me with glee on a daily basis:

A poster asks how to convince other people when he's developed an as-yet ignored, revolutionary, world-beating result...
e.g., you solve the P vs. NP problem or any other well known open problem.
 Pete L. Clark writes as part of his response:
 It's like saying "i.e., he found the Holy Grail or some other famous cup". 

 More gifts of wisdom at Stack Exchange.

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