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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Read Deutsch's books for an introduction. There is some Logic in it.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Of course you can get a basic overview of it.

There are three types of scientific knowledge:

basic overview

pop-sci/sci-fi nonsense overview

extensive, detailed, comprehensive knowledge of it

If I were you, I would wait. These kinds of things give people the wrong idea of what quantum mechanics and physics in general is. I remember once being a teaching assistant for a freshmen class for physics. In there, pretty much all the students wanted to be a quantum physicist, because of things they saw on television.

Quantum physics is a lot more about computation and other hard things. In my textbook, these cool topics like entanglement, cats etc are covered in the first/last chapter and no where else.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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True but David Deutsch is a great physicist and the pioneer in quantum computing.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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I didn't mean that book. Any book written by a reputed author should be readable. I just meant watching videos from the Discovery channel.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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The Discovery Channel is garbage! You are correct.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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bobbym wrote:

Read Deutsch's books for an introduction. There is some Logic in it.

Since when are you interested in Logic?

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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My brother is, I am not. He was doing work then on qubits and trying to explain it to me. As I said, I became disinterested when I found out it was not for common people.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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The best combinatoricist of Vegas is not a common man.

'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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I still do not like the kind of science that needs huge machines that ordinary people can not build or even see.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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But it can help you to do faster computation!

Do you liek it 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'

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I still do not like the kind of science that needs huge machines that ordinary people can not build or even see.

Science that depends on huge colliders and huge radio telescopes and computers that only a few can have leaves me cold.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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Agnishom wrote:

But it can help you to do faster computation!

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

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Who is you?

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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Anyone who has a quantam computer

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

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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And that is 7 guys in a secret lab buried under a mountain that uses more electricity than a small city and costs billions of dollars. Oh wait, is run by reppies.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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Hating people because they belong to a different species is like hating people who belongs to a different race.

But they can still conpute faster than you can, are you not excited?

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

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Who said anything about hate?

When science is only done by the few because they are the privileged ones that are allowed in those installations, then any discovery they claim to make we are forced to accept blindly. We can not check their work about a God particle or a quark or 300 discovered new planets. They write about it and we accept it. This is not science, this is a religion.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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We do not accept it. Who does?

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

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Are you serious? Tell anyone anything that disagrees with their preconceived notions or the dogma they are being fed and watch their reaction. Look at how that Mark guy is behaving? Look at that Russian guy who came in here and argued that calculus should be done his way, look at GiB...

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

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GiB? Wow!

Who is the russian guy?

So, you get my point on Mark now,

'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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We are probably not looking at the same page. He is of course unbelievably rude and vulgar.

Yes, Gib. If you question his assertions he will become abusive.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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We are probably not looking at the same page. He is of course unbelievably rude and vulg

Who?

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

'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I am looking at a discussion between the two children M and J.

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I'll post a heavily moderated version of it here.

Children?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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This is the wrong thread also you do not need to post it.

Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?

Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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