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#1 2015-06-04 04:38:26

bobbym
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Brittle Math #3

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What do you think of the following absolutely astounding paper?

http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/scigen/sharif … _paper.pdf

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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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#2 2015-06-05 00:19:57

bob bundy
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Re: Brittle Math #3

hi bobbym,

What do I think ?  Really ?  At risk of upsetting someone, it looks to me like this was a generated by a random phrase generator without any attempt at meaning.

On the other hand your image is pretty smile

Bob


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#3 2015-06-05 00:33:31

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Re: Brittle Math #3

Hi;


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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#4 2015-11-20 04:34:26

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Re: Brittle Math #3

gibberish

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#5 2015-12-27 18:38:10

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Re: Brittle Math #3

I think bob is correct. It was probably written by a kabooblydoo generator like mine.


'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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#6 2015-12-27 18:40:29

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Re: Brittle Math #3


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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#7 2015-12-27 18:50:58

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Re: Brittle Math #3

What were I doing when you posted this initially?


'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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#8 2015-12-27 18:52:12

bobbym
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Re: Brittle Math #3

You were probably busy.


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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#9 2015-12-27 18:57:30

Agnishom
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Re: Brittle Math #3

busy doing what?


'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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#10 2015-12-27 19:02:12

bobbym
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Re: Brittle Math #3

I do not know, possibly you were hopping around.


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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#11 2015-12-27 20:33:55

Agnishom
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Re: Brittle Math #3

Is that the same as busy?


'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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#12 2015-12-28 13:16:44

bobbym
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Re: Brittle Math #3

Possibly the same.


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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#13 2015-12-30 16:05:09

NakulG
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Re: Brittle Math #3

Is it right to ask ... What is 0^0?

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#14 2015-12-30 16:46:09

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Re: Brittle Math #3

Yes it is.


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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#15 2015-12-31 03:01:35

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Re: Brittle Math #3

Thanks, so how do we go about discovering 0^0 if 0 is the 'absence of anything'. (We are not talking of limits here)

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#16 2015-12-31 03:04:59

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Re: Brittle Math #3

I think that question has been answered in your 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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