Dude what’s your Weissman score?

I admit I had to use search-injuns to find out that there is a Tsachy Weissman (short of Itschak, or “Isaac” — maybe pronounced like “Socky”, like sock puppet) at Stanford but the Weissman Score for compression is just a gag.

Wall Street Journal got there first, but had a lower Weissman Score.

(not to be confused with Irving Weissman….stem cell dude, likes hoops)

See also: your Erdos number

or Kathryn Stoner Weiss who parties with Michael McFaul

To be clear, of the five people I reference here, I’ve met two of them a total of maybe 5 times…

This is a gag, a sight gag, from Home Box Office and Mike Judge “Silicon Valley”:



edit to add, a couple days later: Michael McFaul is back at Stanford, and has been since the Sochi Olympics, which I learned of by watching a Charlie Rose show I had taped and ignored for about a month. Michael McFaul who I had met twice, 30 years ago, well before either of us had even a touch of gray.

About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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