About David Bridgeland

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  • David shared from a Personal Document
    Optimization is the altar where maintainability is sacrificed.
    Note: optimization is the altar where maintainability is sacrificed
  • David shared from a Personal Document
    For brevity, many Python programmers call list comprehensions listcomps, and generator expressions genexps. I will use these words as well.
    Note: listcomps and genexps
  • David shared from a Personal Document
    mutable versus immutable; container versus flat
  • David shared from 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents by David Pietrusza
    In Northampton, Dwight Morrow proved more enthusiastic “All the country is talking about you today, Calvin,” Morrow said cheerfully. “Are they?” Coolidge responded, displaying more sangfroid than usual. “Well, by tomorrow they’ll have found something else to talk about.”
    Note: by tomorrow
  • David shared from Shalimar the Clown: A Novel by Salman Rushdie
    Maybe that was it, but I really can’t be sure. We are mysteries to ourselves. We don’t know why we do things, why we fall in love or commit murder or throw a stone at a sheet of glass.”
    Note: we are mysteries to ourselves
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David Bridgeland