mikeash.com: Friday Q&A 2013-06-28: Anatomy of a Compiler Bug
Some people have a favorite color or a favorite food. It may come as no surprise that I have a favorite compiler bug. Today, I'm going to demonstrate it and pick it apart, a topic suggested by reader Daniel Jalkut.
The IIT Entrance Exam
This is the story of India's Joint Entrance Examination, the yearly attempt to pick out the ten thousand most intelligent students in a country of 1.2 billion people.
Photos: Inside An Illegal Party In An Abandoned Subway Station Deep Under NYC
At a quarter to midnight on Friday I spotted the man with a wire coming out of his ear and a giant flower on his lapel.
A Daddy's Letter to His Little Girl (About Her Future Husband)
Dear Cutie-Pie, Recently, your mother and I were searching for an answer on Google. Halfway through entering the question, Google returned a list of the most popular searches in the world. Perched ...
Kim Jong-il's Sushi Chef Kenji Fujimoto: Newsmakers: GQ
The sushi chef was leaving his apartment when he noticed the stranger outside. He could tell by the man's suit—black and badly made—that he was North Korean. Right away, the chef was nervous. Even in his midsixties, the chef is a formidable man: He has thick shoulders, a broad chest; the rings on hi...
Colonoscopies Explain Why U.S. Leads the World in Health Expenditures
While the American medical system is famous for expensive drugs and heroic care at the end of life, a more significant factor in the nation’s annual health care bill may be the high price tag of ordinary services.