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Sept. 15, 2010, 10 p.m.

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Mr. Pham: You have a million dolla'. You see a dolla' bill on the street. Do you pick it up? Kathryn Waychoff: Yes! It's littering! (Laughter.) Mr. Pham: No! Gibi: You could buy a soda for that, or give it to a Jewish person and make him really happy! (Uproarious laughter.)

Another one of Pham's supposedly-relevant hypothetical situations, this time in Mod Sim. I believe the moral was that if you add really big floating point numbers to really small floating point numbers on a computer, there may not be enough significant digits for the small number to even register.

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