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You've found a bug on my site!

On two occasions, I have been asked [by members of Parliament], 'Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?' I am not able to rightly apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.

Charles Babbage

Numbers, numbers, numbers...

Everything is numbers!

Well, maybe not everything... As Star Trek's Captain Kirk would tirelessly expound to various alien intelligences, you can't enumerate emotion. Cheesy Sci-Fi clichés none withstanding, I was surprised at the appearance of this category on my own website. It was certainly not planned...

It only came about as I stood in front of my white-board trying to figure out just how I was going to categorise the mountain of material I had assembled. To my horror, a significant fraction of the content on my website was concerned, directly, with numbers.

Organisationally then, the category is useful, but I worry: does it brand me forever as a dangerous dilettante?

numbers, numbers, numbers