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You are not logged in. #2301 20130304 10:41:46
Re: What do you think?How much of your CAS have you finished? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2302 20130304 10:44:04
Re: What do you think?We finished lots of the algebra and calculus, multiprecision artihmetic and was starting to work on plotting then... In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2303 20130304 10:53:02
Re: What do you think?Why'd you stop? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2304 20130304 10:55:03
Re: What do you think?Mupad 1.4! In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2305 20130304 11:04:02
Re: What do you think?Care to explain? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2306 20130304 11:05:38
Re: What do you think?I came across this program called Mupad 1.4 so I dowloaded it and installed it. When I ran it I could not believe what I was seeing! In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2307 20130304 11:10:43
Re: What do you think?Well, still, it is no reason to stop coding your own CAS... The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2308 20130304 11:18:11
Re: What do you think?I was coding it to do mathematics. Not to code. We were already the best in the world. Whereas an ordinary programmer can turn out 100 lines of code per day, we could turn out 500 lines per day. Mupad 1.4 was an amazing math package already fully developed, with more features than mathematica or maple. And better graphics. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2309 20130304 11:24:09
Re: What do you think?Well, if it made you happy, it is a reason enough! The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2310 20130304 11:29:27
Re: What do you think?I am lucky that my life has been easy to analyze. I can see the "The Frenchman's," causality in almost every decision I made. It was easy for me to know what I did that was wrong. Other people, I am told never figure their own existence out at all. They can not even figure why they are alive. I mean not even a clue... In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2311 20130304 11:35:13
Re: What do you think?So you are telling me you have found the purpose of your life? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2312 20130304 11:40:44
Re: What do you think?Not exactly but I sure knew when I made a mistake really quickly. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2313 20130304 11:47:14
Re: What do you think?Do you think that sharpening your head was a mistake? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2314 20130304 11:48:47
Re: What do you think?Actually that was one of the things that I really enjoyed doing. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2315 20130304 11:54:29
Re: What do you think?That does not really mean that it was not a mistake. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2316 20130304 11:56:49
Re: What do you think?I was inspired by this: Last edited by bobbym (20130304 12:10:05) In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2317 20130304 12:00:06
Re: What do you think?The picture is not showing. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2318 20130304 12:10:19
Re: What do you think?Is that better. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2319 20130304 12:16:28
Re: What do you think?That is a very disturbing image. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2320 20130304 12:20:45
Re: What do you think?Yes, but it allows you head to stay cooler. That way you can overclock your brain without burning it up. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2321 20130304 12:50:27
Re: What do you think?Have you tried that yet? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2322 20130304 14:10:40
Re: What do you think?Of course! Want to know the result? Last edited by bobbym (20130304 14:12:22) In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2323 20130304 17:20:31
Re: What do you think?Yes, I do. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #2324 20130304 17:24:25
Re: What do you think?I am easily smarter than 100 centipedes! Isn't that exciting? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #2325 20130304 17:33:01
Re: What do you think?So, you have the brainpower of ten thousand legs? That is an amazing result. Just, be careful! You don't want people to find that out! The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment 