“I’m also worried about Walt Waldowski—Painless. His poker players got in an argument and asked him for a ruling, and he said what difference did it make, it was just a card game.”
—RENE AUBERJONOIS AS FATHER JOHN PATRICK MULCAHY IN MASH (1970)
Most days I go for an afternoon swim in the pool at the apartment complex where I live. I usually have the pool to myself except for a few formerly flying insects, failed swimmers all. If one of those creatures invades my space, I decide if it lives or dies. Most often, feeling benevolent, I endeavor to throw every insect out of the pool in a handful of water. Such is my life. I spend a good deal of time debugging things of one type or another.
Agent-based models are another place ...