March 7, 2011 - Phil Hodgen

If you don’t understand double-entry accounting, read this

We here at the firm are (ahem) more than passably competent in matters of accounting.  But I came across this today in Hacker News.  It is a different take on Fra Pacioli’s gift to the universe.  Yet it makes sense.

Accounting for Computer Scientists explains accounting theory in a completely orthogonal (heh; HN terminology has crept into my vocabulary) way.  Accounting as graph theory?  Srsly?  Yes.

Awesome.  I worship at your feet, Martin Kleppmann.