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What math should I learn if computers can do it all? Mathematica, etc.
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Nov 18, 2013 2:11 PM




Re: What math should I learn if computers can do it all? Mathematica, etc.
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Nov 17, 2013 12:42 PM


"Hetware" wrote in message news:cIednWO_hoRTRRXPnZ2dnUVZ_sOdnZ2d@megapath.net...
On 11/12/2013 11:53 PM, Lord Androcles wrote:
> As another contributor said, computers don't think, they calculate. If you > want to gaze in awe at a pattern look at the Mandelbrot set, which is > entirely computed generated in the complex plane. z = (x+iy), z^2 +z is > a rotation and a translation. > http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MandelbrotSet.html > That may be your forte. > >  Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cakfNwkO2no ================================================
You asked: What math should I learn if computers can do it all? I replied: z = (x+iy), z^2 +z is a rotation and a translation.
You then searched youtube and found something pretty generated by a computer. What math have you learnt?
 Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway



