from the gearing-up-for-the-next-millenium dept.
jyang writes " Performance Computing has this December article: 'The world might seem to run on UNIX, but it wasn't always so.
Readers opine on the best moments of everyone's favorite OS.'" Well, among all those "end of the century" lists, we finally found a worthwhile one. ;-)
We warn the reader in advance that the proof presented here depends on a
clever but highly unmotivated trick.
-- Howard Anton, "Elementary Linear Algebra"