Opinion

Emanuel Derman

OS Moi

By Emanuel Derman
October 27, 2011

Someone directed me to this remark by Larry Page: “DNA is about 600 megabytes compressed making it smaller than any modern operating system like Linux or Windows.”

I’m a firm believer in logic. Therefore

  1. Either my programmer is much better than the 1000s of people who created Windows; or
  2. My hardware is much better than Intel’s; or
  3. Both of the above.

Linux, I’m not so sure about.

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