Most of you are familiar with the virtues of a programmer. There are three, of course: laziness, impatience, and hubris.
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Nice entry-level tutorial; but, excuse me - "hacks"?
Sorry to nit-pick, but since you're trying to teach worthwhile and legitimate C.S. topics, why reach for the most tired of all techno-marketing-isms: hack.
If the term is truly to have no meaning whatsoever anymore (yes, it's worn out) -- then let's just quit using it.
I agree with you to some extent although I do not consider this Computer _Science_. If people keep saying C.S. to every little programming related thing they find then we will find ourselves the laughing stock of the scientific community.
bit-hacks is a canonical term for this type of thing.
The authors of HAKMEM would like a word with you.
George Boole would like a word with authors of HAKMEM.
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