Monday, September 1, 2008

CHEQUE IT OUT



X is a legendary computer scientist who hands out this check for every mistake or typographical error discovered in his books. what is the reason for the unique amount? identify X too.

4 Comments:

agnibha said...

this is the Knuth reward cheque for finding errors in the books written by Donald Knuth(X). this is 256 cents i.e. 100 in hexadecimal. so it is the hexadecimal dollar.

Kuttappan said...

1.00 $H for discovering errors in Knuth's The Art of Computer Programming

mukunth said...

it is donald knuth...
dunno the funda behind $2.56...maybe coz 256 is 2^8,2==binary.....

DK said...

donald knuth
it is the hexadecimal dollar