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“Err and err and err again but less and less and less”

The quote in the title of this post is from one of the recent episodes of Numberophile YouTube channel, and I really like this quote, so decided to jot it down here:

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“The road to wisdom? Well it’s plain and simple  to express err and err and err again but less and less and less”\n

Piet Hein

The video I mentioned features Don Knuth (author of “The Art of Computer Programming” and father of the analysis of algorithms) speaking about the Dragon Curve, superellipse  and learning from his mistakes, here it is:

\nhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v678Em6qyzk

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