Monthly Archives: February 2009

Micro-optimization is stupid

I tend to frequent the website stackoverflow.com. It’s a fantastic website. It allows knowledge to be shared in a unique way. The only problem is, some people have no idea what they are talking about. If there are enough people who agree with these misguided notions, well then these incorrect answers get up-votes. And the cycle of mis-information repeats. It isn’t too dissimilar from the various types of incorrect information regarding 32-bit machines and 4GB of RAM. Continue reading