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General Development "I've been working for the past 15 months on repairing my rusty math skills, ever since I read a biography of Johnny von Neumann. I've read a huge stack of math books, and I have an even bigger stack of unread math books. And it's starting to come together. Let me tell you about it," writes programmer Steve Yegge.
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Thanks for the memories
by shotsman on Sat 18th Mar 2006 19:03 UTC
shotsman
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2005-07-22

I was looking at some old Maths text books the other day. Specifically Engineering Mathematics and Laplace Transforms both by K.A.Stroud.
I looked at them and wondered how on earth I had managed to understand it all when I was at College. IT was like a foreign language to me now.
Ok, I have a little excuse in that I last looked at them in 1975!
But the old adage is certainly true. "If you don't use it, you loose it!"

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