Clients often come to their favorite restaurant with the whole family to feast on the loved family dish, which had already become a family tradition dish – but they do not always guess about the fact that this dish is the result of hard work of the chef, who must also supervision so that the cooks working in his subordination do everything as planned, according to the recipe, and keep in objective every detail, while making recipe process, everything so that the client is ultimately satisfied!
I mastered the multiplication table without memorizing it automatically. Still, by adding to itself the multiplied number in my mind by a certain number of times equal to the multiplier of the product – this was my first algorithm, with which I was able to master the multiplication. I have consciously come to this, and not by the method of automatic cramming.
When, already in high school, I knew that this is exactly how the arithmetic part of the microprocessor works in a computer.
Looking at 28 students of our group – of which 23 students were of the fair sex, and the rest were boys, it was still difficult for me to imagine these girls as operators of CNC machines in production. Dressed in overalls – they were all as if they were on the selection, so photogenic that at least they took pictures for posters: “Have you chosen the profession of a milling machine?”.
In the first lesson – acquaintance with DOS, my partner, a mechanical engineer, and I almost formatted the hard disk, by a lucky coincidence – a programmer was sitting near us and his prompt intervention – have been saved the database in the computer. This is how I learned the command in DOS – format.