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>   How many other random constants do you remember because of being a programmer?
• 255 2 ^ 8 - 1
• 80 Number of Chars on a punchcard

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Re^2: Constants you cannot help but remember
by halley (Prior) on Jun 08, 2004 at 17:25 UTC
    I had memorized the first sixteen powers of two before I had even seen an Apple ][+. In junior high. I guess that's one indication that I had found my calling.

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