Some professional activities have existed for millennia. People understand the body of knowledge that surrounds the words "Physics", "Medicine", and "Law". But computer science, being only a few decades old, hasn't had time to gather its deserved mainstream awareness, besides being one of the top fields of our era. Computer science is the study of how best to solve problems via
Our perception of quality is strongly influenced by internet ratings. We look out for Amazon reviews, movie ratings, how many stars that new game has, the reputation of restaurants in Yelp, or the "coolest" touristic attractions on TripAdvisor. Relying on the wisdom of the masses via online rating systems is a part of our internet culture. At some point as a programmer, you're
You might have heard of palindromic sentences. You can read the letters in these sentences forwards of backwards, and they'll still form the same words. Try reading these sentences backwards: But there is another word play that is even more impressive: a magic word square. This one was very famous in ancient roman times: It's the latin expression sator arepo tenet opera rotas.
Smartphones became the tool for reaping most of the magic modern society brought: they enable us to order lunch, get hotel rooms, consult the global knowledge, communicate with to each other, and so much more. In a world where the smartphone is akin to a magic wand, mobile apps are the spells. Everyone's more excited than ever to get more powerful spells from the mighty wizards, aka