Tagged: Computing

turing_23-big 0

Computing: Please, Mind Your Language!

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use...

Solenoid-large 0

A Functional History of Numbers (3 of 3)

Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer. Art is everything else we do. — Donald Knuth. here are 3 kinds of science: the experimental, the theoretical, and the simulated1....

Old-Geometry 0

A Functional History of Numbers (2 of 3)

As long as algebra and geometry have been separated, their progress have been slow and their uses limited; but when these two sciences have been united, they have lent each mutual forces, and have...

Abstraction Word Cloud 0

The Abstract

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is – John von Neumann bstraction is a fundamental human skill and tool for...