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"Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical." ~ Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662)

"Give a small boy a hammer, and he will find that everything he encounters needs pounding." ~ Abraham Kaplan (1918 – 1993), The Conduct of Inquiry: Methodology for Behavioral Science, 1964, page 28.

"All that is complex is not useful; all that is useful is simple." ~ Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919 – )

"The cost of a mistake is the time required to correct it. With powerful languages and good programming environments, this cost can be greatly reduced. Programming style can then depend less on planning and more on exploration." ~ Paul Graham (1964 – ), ANSI Common Lisp, 1995.


May
5
comment Why is Infinity multiplied by Zero not an easy Zero answer?
So you're saying 0 is not 0? How about "You can't limit infinity."?
Nov
12
comment What are some examples of notation that really improved mathematics?
When'd one use those, though? The universe is estimated to contain only 1e82 particles.
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12
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