in reply to Re: When I count, I think of numbers as...
in thread When I count, I think of numbers as...

There are times that I envy those of you with these visual powers.

On the other hand, I am never burdened asking myself (or others) "what does a scalar look like in memory?". I never cared. I deal with scalars as abstract entities, to which a series of operations can be performed. Without needing to "picture" everything (or even anything), I have learned different rules for manipulation that seem to solve some problems faster than others.

Also, I'm crazy good at puns, since I hear similar words, rather than see similar things.

-- Randal L. Schwartz, Perl hacker
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