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Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

No matter how big and bad you are, when a two-year old hands you their ringing toy telephone, you answer it -- Dave Chappelle

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Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

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That's weird: One of my PhD siblings is Tim Gowers, son of Patrick Gowers, who was once commissioned to compose a piece by the guitarist John Williams, who (among other things) played for the band "Sky", whose tape I listened to excessively in the early 80s.

Very odd.

I'm too close to the subject to be able to judge, so I thought I'd throw this out there: Can anyone recommend a book to start learning Graph Theory? Really to learn, not simply to read about. Accessible, approachable, all recommendations welcome.

Thanks in advance.

Still some of the best advice for programmers:

Don't be clever. Be obvious.

*Doorbell* Me: Hello? Fireman: Hi - do you have a smoke detector? Me: Yes. Fireman: Test it regularly? Me: Every time I cook.

Time to switch myself off and on again. Night all, see you on the other side.

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Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

You can't make a computer do things faster, you can only ask it to do fewer things, or do more things at the same time. -- Source ??

This is astonishingly wonderful - using BGP to plot routes through the London underground:

blog.benjojo.co.uk/post/eve-on

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