With all the serious news I feel it’s time to take at least a short break to look at the beautiful cherry blossoms … … and the usual funny side of life here in Japan. This little guy seems really happy to eat all your empty cans.
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”
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”