[OS X TeX] R, paradigm to bring into the LaTeX world?
gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Oct 23 20:19:43 EDT 2006
For my scientific work the internet and a computer are time savers.
They spare me trips to the library, let me find articles almost
instantly which I never would have dreamt of to lay my hands on in
the old days, and the pdf files on my hard disks are always present
and easy to find thanks to BibDesk. In the old days I used to search
for hours for a misplaced hard copy of an article, nowadays I simply
print a second copy.
Not to mention email.
Of course the internet and the computer are only tools. One has still
to use one's brain.
On Oct 24, 2006, at 1:28, Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Not sure about that. What I end up with is spending more time
> searching for information (including some I don't absolutely need)
> than using this information to perform the actual work that
> motivated the search in the first place. Not to mention never being
> really focused on a specific task, always interrupting the train of
> thought to look for complementary information, ask and answer
> questions, etc. Hence eventually, at the end of the day, working
> less efficiently.
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