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

Partially and partially not. The statement is ambiguous enough to wonder what is in the half and what is not.

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I think and I hope that it does not include relativity

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

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

Nikola Tesla wrote:

Einsteins relativity work is a magnificent mathematical garb which fascinates, dazzles and makes people blind to the underlying errors. The theory is like a beggar clothed in purple whom ignorant people take for a king

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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What does "purple" signify?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I think he is saying a beggar clothed in fine clothes that fools mistake for a king.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Does he under-estimate the theory?

'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'

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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They are both dead so his exact meaning is gone forever. But let me add that every school kid knows about Einsteins theory of relativity. Much of Tesla's work on the other hand is top secret in this country. Even 100 years after he did it!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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"Top Secret"

Why?

Is it related to weapons?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: Harlan's World
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Agnishom wrote:

What does "purple" signify?

The colour purple is often associated to royalty and the luxury they live in.

Btw, you wouldn't believe how proud my people are that Tesla was from here. They are even making two TV shows about his life!

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

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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"Top Secret"

Why?

Is it related to weapons?

The military only thinks in terms of weapons. But the ideas can be used for many things, health, propulsion, power supply...

Btw, you wouldn't believe how proud my people are that Tesla was from here. They are even making two TV shows about his life!

They will only touch upon a minuscule portion of his intellect and still he will rate way ahead of his time.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Btw, you wouldn't believe how proud my people are that Tesla was from here. They are even making two TV shows about his life!

That's nice but unfortunately I don't known enough about Tesla

bobbym wrote:

The military only thinks in terms of weapons. But the ideas can be used for many things, health, propulsion, power supply...

But then why "Top Secret"?

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

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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But then why "Top Secret"?

Greed and power makes more decisions than clever reasoning.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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I code in HTML, XTML, SB, JSP, and CSS.

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Math Is Fun Rocks!

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Sb?

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**n872yt3r****Member**- Registered: 2013-01-21
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Microsoft Small Basic.

Now I'm starting

Windows PowerShell.

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Math Is Fun Rocks!

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**LeoC123****Member**- Registered: 2013-02-23
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I have coded in a variant of BASIC, Java, and Python. I'm only at the beginner level at all three however. When I have the free time, I usually code in Python due to it's simple syntax structure.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Leo, if you want to learn a powerful yet extremely easy language, you should try Just Basic. And for web development, Run Basic. Just Basic is written in Small Talk and is completely free. Afterwards, you can try Liberty Basic for a minimal price.

*Last edited by Shivamcoder3013 (2013-02-24 07:28:15)*

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I have a good experience of C , C++ (In Depth ) and JAVA. C and C++ are good to learn in the beginning as it is a base of coding and once you are done with C/C++ completely ... You can learn basics of most of the languages like JAVA , C# etc in approx 2 days.

**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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True, but I can say that with any language. Once you have the basics of programming under your belt, it's all just about syntax.

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

What languages do you guys code in? As for me: BASIC, JB(Just Basic), RB (RunBasic), VB (Visual Basic), COBOL, FoxPro, Liberty Basic (LB), Python, C#, C, C++ and Java. That was compiler and IDE based. As for web: HTML (no duh!), CSS (no duh x2! (not factorial)), PHP, ASP.net, JS, Ajax and Flash. I am fluent in most so...

It is funny how in the past 2 years, I have almost exclusively been using MATLAB, Mathematica, C++ and Fortran (also somewhat Java and Python, although I'm getting less and less impressed with the scientific computing abilities of those two languages, although Python isn't too bad). Obviously that led me to forget the specific details of most of the other languages, except C and PHP (at least I think).

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**Amartyanil****Member**- From: Universe
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Hi;

I am new to coding and I did not understand the meaning of module.

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

What are you coding in and did you see my answer in the other thread?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Which other thread?

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

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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Do you think this is a troll?

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

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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