Efficient

In choosing programming languages, one can decide on some criteria.

If one looks for quick and easy script without consideration for speed, one may look for python.

However, efficiency can be found in a lower level language like C.

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How does it work?

In programming, one often comes across situations where information about existing code needs to be gathered.

Practically, not all the code tends to be well documented.

In such cases, the best bet may be to read the code and try to understand it. Also, in languages such as Python, tools like “inspect” and other built-in runtime functions help massively.

Intent

Often, historical incidents are shaped as much by unintended consequences as by intentional actions.

Generally, it is dangerous to form theories about such complex systems as human history.

Perhaps, notice can be taken by people about the unintended consequences before undertaking drastic actions.

Change

As time has passed, human beings have continued to have a significant impact on the green cover on earth.

What was once a sprawling cover of wildness has been reduced significantly.

It would be interesting to note how this trend continues over the next few centuries.

Think

With evolution, nature enabled species to survive and thrive.

Human being have got the extraordinary gift of consciousness.

This has enabled thinking, memory and a host of other features.

As compared to the rest of the species, over the years, humans have developed codes of morality.

This has given guidelines for individual and social conduct. These guidelines, as developed over thousands of years in India, are collectively known as dharma.

The intermingling

Time and space are two of the most fundamental aspects of human existence.

Understanding these at a fundamental level is one of mankind’s eternal quests in the world of physics.

At a much higher macro level, one can study the progress and evolution of certain sets of people over space and time. This is done in the form of geography and history.

It is well known that geography and history intimately influence each other, possibly  analogous to how space and time influence each other on the fundamental level of quantum particles.

The unfolding

In great literature, especially long running ones, the story and characters often acquire a life of their own.

This is evident when one looks at the early episodes when the characters and stories are being given identities.

As one moves towards the middle and the end, a sort of automatic motion can be detected in the series.

Stand

In the war of conquest against the Gauls, the Romans under the leadership of Julius Caesar went all out in their efforts.

The origins of this conflict lay around 350 years prior to this final war in the Battle of the Allia, when the Gauls sacked Rome.

During the war with Rome, the Gauls put up incredible resistance until the end. The last stand took place at Alesia.

Constructs

Every programming language has its own set of constructs for any given feature.

Each feature of a language is implemented based on the available resources and the underlying assumptions of the language.

If one wants to have a table of elements with a key, one finds this feature supported in various ways in most modern languages. In a language like C, however, one ends up making one’s own implementation.

What is unsaid

Often, in literature, one comes across scenes and settings in which the story and dialogues are suggestive, than straightforward.

Such parts form some of the most powerful components of any writing, be it a novel or play or poetry.

Perhaps the attractive quality of such writing is what is left to the reader’s imagination.

If it so happens that most readers have similar ways of filling in the void left by what is left unsaid, it speaks to the wondrous achievement of the writer.