On Sep 1, 2013 1:06 PM, "Robert Hansen" <bob@rsccore.com> wrote:

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> On Sep 1, 2013, at 11:13 AM, kirby urner <kirby.urner@gmail.com> wrote:

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>> This could be disputed. Even the lowly calculator was a computer by some measure, programmable and everything.

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> I wasn't talking about teaching students programming.

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> No, but mathematics is one of the legs of the three R's and the three R's still seems to hold as the basis for everything else.

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> Bob Hansen

I'm talking about the language *you* seem to be programmed in, with all these poorly defined terms like "programming versus math". Talk about red herring false dichotomies! Egad and gadzooks.

Kirby

In Chicago