When I was leafing through the pages of a cooking recipes book yesterday, finally it hit me why I love recipes: They are algorithms which are robust to small variations and mistakes, and more often than not, they benefit from them. They have further nice properties: They are empirical algorithms, obtained without a theory, but rather obtained by searching through the space of algorithms. …

Deniz Akyildiz

I may be absent from the room, but my methods are not.