Fun in Japanese class

Today’s Japanese class was funny, starting with our teacher drawing some fruits and a quite detailed fish on the blackboard. What looks like primary school math is actually a clever explanation of “全部で” (ぜんぶで), which means “in total, altogether”, and not only for prices. Additional fun was provided by pictures displaying scenes we should describeContinue reading “Fun in Japanese class”

Good documentation can be funny

java.lang.System.nanoTime() is used to measure time spans as precisely as possible (if you actually get nanosecond precision depends on the platform). I just found a funny warning in the documentation: Differences in successive calls that span greater than approximately 292 years (263 nanoseconds) will not accurately compute elapsed time due to numerical overflow. I didn’tContinue reading “Good documentation can be funny”