Guess what? My ordered books finally arrived so I can start getting prepared for university (basic knowledge) And yes, they look a bit used, but I always buy used books 💫 Let’s start studying, so summer holidays are going to be very productive. (What about a 100 days of productivity challenge?…)
What’s the point in worrying about the future? Who says there will even be a future? What happens if you die tomorrow and all you ever did was sit in math classes and play the clarinet and moan about your family? What good is the future to you then?
In 1860-something this guy named Charles Lutwidge Dodgson wrote a book about determinants. According to my professor, for years it was the book on determinants. Now here’s my problem: Dodgson was his real name. But the name you probably know him by? Lewis Carroll.
The dude that wrote Alice in Wonderland also wrote a book about determinants.
The classic work Principia Mathematica by Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead (1910 - 1913) aimed to put mathematics on a solid foundation of logic. It is not until page 379 of volume 1 that enough of a foundation has been laid to prove that 1 + 1 = 2.