‘Accountants are Cowboys of Information’

So wrote David Foster Wallace.

Quartz has the late writer’s handwritten notes from an accounting class.

Love it.

There’s more on the topic in this 2012 New Yorker story.

By Newley

Hi. I'm Newley Purnell. I cover technology and business for The Wall Street Journal. I use this site to share my stories and often blog about the books I'm reading, tech trends, sports, travel, and our dog Ginger. For updates, get my weekly email newsletter.

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