State Machinery For State Machines My name is Andrew Auernheimer. I used to believe problems could be solved with criticism and discourse in our marketplace of ideas. Three years ago I incremented an integer on a public web API and analyzed the output for all to read. It was then demanded I apologize for abusive arithmetic. I disagreed that addition could be abhorrent, so now I write this from the Special Housing Unit of a ...
June 24, 2013 - TechCrunch
Edward Felten in Computerworld The people who control AACS, the copy protection technology used on HD-DVD and Blu-ray discs, are apparently trying to shut down websites that publish a certain 128-bit integer,Ed Felten wrote on Freedom to Tinker, in a May 1 posting to his blog.
Michael Dell in EETimes.com If you look at floating point instructions, Barcelona is about 30 percent faster than Clovertown. However, if you look at integer instructions, Clovertown is about 30 percent faster than Barcelona,Dell said.
JE Littlewood in BBC News Every positive integer is one of Ramanujan's personal friends,was how Hardy's friend Littlewood described it.