Wednesday, September 14, 2011

We Need Longer Acknowledgment Pages

fiddling about with actual movable type at cen...Image by heather via Flickr
"Many people, other than the authors, contribute to the making of a book, from the first person who had the bright idea of alphabetic writing through the inventor of movable type to the lumberjacks who felled the trees that were pulped for its printing. It is not customary to acknowledge the trees themselves, though their commitment is total."

- Rada and Forsyth, Machine Learning
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