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On what project is MIF working right now?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Probably working and also doing Mathopolis and perhaps more.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Probably working

On what?

I do not know if that is possible. I have never worked on a forum before.

I can help you go through it. Or better yet, Stefy can.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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His job, likely.

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Is he employed as a mathematician? Wow!

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I don't know, but I would guess he works as a programmer?

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Perhaps.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Agnishom wrote:

Probably working

On what?

I do not know if that is possible. I have never worked on a forum before.

I can help you go through it. Or better yet, Stefy can.

Hah! That's quite an amusing thought!

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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You've created a forum before.

I was saying that if MIF is busy with dark secrets of the universe, you can help him installing the new software.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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"Making" that forum required me to sign up and press a few regular and radio buttons.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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I've created a forum by uploading code and extracting plugins. The experience is slightly better.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Therefore you should be the one to help MIF.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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Nope. I will help bobbym. He will help MIF.

Then there is Shivam, who is a great Coder and a 3013

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Isn't he a biologist?

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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He is a biologist, a programmer, and a mathematician. You do not know that?

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I do. I was just joking.

He might be able to help. We should ask bobbym to ask MIF to ask Shivam if he can help.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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That is a long chain of asking.

I can't wait to see MIF come here.

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am willing to bet he will see it.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom wrote:

Nope. I will help bobbym. He will help MIF.

Then there is Shivam, who is a great Coder and a 3013

I wouldn't use the word great, but I can program. What is a 3013?

Well, by background I am an electrical engineer, technically speaking, and am pursuing a biology BsC now.

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Don't think migrating a forum that big is easy at all. It might take months of planning, why not give the theme a upgrade? And add mathjax in?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

The forum already has its own latex plugin. True, mathjax is the standard but I think it is a little funky for FF users.

I agree about upgrades to the forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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But then we can use MathML.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Getting the fonts to render correctly in FF has been a problem.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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bobbym wrote:

I agree about upgrades to the forum.

Wow! The big shot agrees.

True, mathjax is the standard but I think it is a little funky for FF users.

Please give me a mathjax page so that I can justify what you are saying

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I meant that upgrades are not as easy as everyone thinks.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

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