Spinach And Databases

The pseudonymous Phil Factor explains the necessity of constraining data, preventing as much as possible the entry of bad data:

A few thoughts on the video:

  1. When reading Phil’s work, I got an impression of him.  Phil on video is pretty similar to that impression, though I can’t say his appearance is exactly as I expected.
  2. This video sounds like a Phil Factor essay read aloud.  I enjoyed it a lot.
  3. Phil mentions that the iron content in spinach was off due to a misplaced decimal point.  It looks like that was proven incorrect.  Nevertheless, I approve of his disapproval of that ghastly vegetable.
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