Math(s)! Currently: Summer of Math Exposition

Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by Exohedron, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. Exohedron

    Exohedron Doesn't like words

    Explaining to a friend who was trained as an engineer that very few fields actually look like the real numbers and very few rings look like the integers.
     
  2. Exohedron

    Exohedron Doesn't like words

    As a mathematician, this is the worst thing I've seen in quite a while, especially since I spend a lot of time these days arguing with a computer software developer about abstractions of various degrees of leakiness.

     
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