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Twply takes a pretty decent service idea … and ruins it forever by creating an avalanche of Twitter spam.
Far from being a cold and rational exercise, maths can provoke the full range of human emotions: from tears of a ten year old to a nervous breakdown for Georg Cantor over criticism of his new theory of infinite numbers, and David Hilbert’s incandescent rage when Kurt Gödel.
A subcontractor is responsible for the day-long Zune outage. And here’s the programming code to show what went out – it’s that pesky leap year nonsense.