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Not Politics. Worth reading. Taste for Makers by Paul Graham
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From: samildanach Date: January 24th, 2005 09:16 pm (UTC) (Link)
His page has a feed at paulgraham. Good stuff.
sarmonster From: sarmonster Date: January 24th, 2005 10:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
That was awesome.
From: ex_tepes85 Date: January 25th, 2005 12:26 pm (UTC) (Link)
With that title, I thought it would be about bourbon. ;)

Good stuff. I'm thinking about it.
docorion From: docorion Date: January 25th, 2005 10:04 pm (UTC) (Link)
What an excellent essay! Thank you for pointing it out.

In college, one of my professors was asked what grade to give an organic chem problem which had produced the wrong product. He looked at it, and said "That's elegant". Grad student "Yes, but it's the wrong answer" Professor "Yes, but it's elegant", and gave it full marks.

So that's the word I've always used for the property the writer refers to. Elegance.
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