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One of the greatest minds of our time and Stephen Hawking in one pic, amazing...
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Is Mathematics derived from Logic; or Logic from Mathematics? if the former is true, then Philosophy, being derived from logic, would be as high-level as Maths, making the scientific method a philosophical lens to view the world. If the former is true then Positivism is undeniably false.

Before you argue on behalf of the latter think about the model you will use to prove your arguement, is it a logical one or a mathematical one? And if this question relates to the root of all things and can only be proven logically, then logic is the root of all things.
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any specific suggestions?
Yes I try to keep myself from believing this but any certainty can be logically dismantled. Wittgenstein's On Certainty is pretty good in that respect.
>We can be sure that 1+1=2, of course nobody recalls the phrase: I thought I knew.
Would you accept your logic to be dismantled by a conversational A.I.?
no. A.I. is a black box abstraction of human logic and thus has the same faults. I would accept my logic dismantled if, at a certain time, I could look back at logic and say: "I thought I was sure." There are not many things that could lead to this position, but an AI could only lead me to this point through my own logic and thus could not dismantle logic itself.

1+1 may not equal 2, but at this point everything leads me to say that it does, an AI could not lead me to believe otherwise. Im not sure what could, but certainly not AI
So you are saying so long as your ability to inspect self-events with other officiated parties is present you will always allow for a bit flip in potentia?

Also given that human interaction these days is being mitigated to only the lowest common denominator of our time spent communicating, are argument only able to be settlee via in person communication? (Face-to-face)

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What happens when I do this
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You make two short-circuited 9 volts. See pic. Real batteries have some internal resistance and I think the standard 9V has about an ohm of R.
Literally nothing wrong with this. Modern lithium batteries dont catch fire or explode on over/rapid discharge. They just get really hot and burn through energy quicker.

Recharging those batteries is the problem
>this kills the batteries
my idiot brother did that
>wow these batteries feel hot

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About to quit my job (pic related). AMA
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The Silo Mentality as defined by the Business Dictionary is a mindset present when certain departments or sectors do not wish to share information with others in the same company.
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>thinks you can't make 100k without a PhD

This is chemistry not finance or CS
do some undergrad research and publish once or twice and everyone will treat you like you have a masters
what a weeb, anyone here is qualified to do your job and will take a pay cut just do get picked


>have calculus test tomorrow
>study guide is online, pretty much handing me an A
>can't be fucked to look at it
>too busy optimizing age of empires 2 gameplay

Why am I like this? Why am I more willing to do arguably more difficult an time consuming math for shit that doesn't even matter?
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Just give up video games altogether Anon. Or play them very sparingly (which you obviously don't have the will power for). I haven't played videos games since highschool and I don't miss them at all.
Please tell me how.
start reading, get lost in some books instead of getting lost staring into flashing lights
It just happened naturally since I was learning how to program then and was also self studying to prepare for college. But I would recommend that you focused on your studies, find a new and more productive hobby, stop keeping up with gaming news, and stop visiting video game related discussion boards to kill all hype you have to future games.

Also this >>9612193

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Was ever clone a human? If yes,what was the results? If not, why? What could go wrong?
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To suck off his dick and pretend it to be mine
oh i'm sure >they< have
>What could go wrong?
Genetic aberrations.
When you clone something, it has used telomere (since the DNA sample is taken from something that has already lived for a while). Clones are said to be born old ; they are more likely to have cancer etc...

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What's a good text book if you're interested in history of mathematics
The Holy Bible
Men of Mathematics if you want some bullshit that might also stroke your ego and make you think you're smart enough to get a degree in Math.
It's not a textbook, but "A History of Mathematics" by Carl Boyer is a classic.

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I've never heard of this discipline until a few minutes ago but it seems to be a comfy field

At a glance less than 10 universities offer it in the entire US

UH is this a /sci/ oversight?
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I think of the congonesse children Everytime I shit post son.
We aren't doing things the right way.
Just do you civic duty and question authority (to death) already.
im from Chile, graduated from Universidad de Santiago. I have worked on mostly copper mining, with little experience on gold and lithium. For copper, which is the main export of this country, i have worked on both open pit and underground mines.

as for your las question i think it depends a what level you want to work, at operations level the work is mostly managing teams of workers and other engineers, so aspies have a very hard time and dont really last. on the other hand, most engineers at the mine desing and planing level are major autist, specially of the geomechanics specialty

sorry for the broken engrish
all you say is partially true, the resource extraction bussines is the bane of the quality of life of small rural communities, but to be fair is not the miners fault, the bussines is not run by the miners, is run by politicians and lobbysts who have zero interest on the well being of anyone else but themselves.
Thanks for the answers.
>as for your las question i think it depends a what level you want to work, at operations level the work is mostly managing teams of workers and other engineers, so aspies have a very hard time and dont really last. on the other hand, most engineers at the mine desing and planing level are major autist, specially of the geomechanics specialty
Whats your specialty?
How are the work conditions in Chile out of curiosity?

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Post your greatest academic achievement.
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>26 on ACT but had a 4.0 GPA and fuck ton of extra curriculars so managed to get into a top 5 school
are you black or mexican?
3.9 gpa right now. end of junior year.
Made AOA during med school.

Felt pretty good.
>A BA in Math
Can you even do anything with that? Or did you pick that as your second major? I'm genuinely curious not trying to shit post.
>mfw no work history because daddy just gives me monies
Am I fucked?

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how be sign-a-tees

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Can someone explain why we need Gal4/UAS to report genes of interest? Why don't we just hook up the enhancer of the gene of interest to GFP? Why do we use the middleman Gal4/UAS?
dunno, but maybe this can help


I've had a swollen lymph node in the posterior cervical area for the last 3 or so weeks. When I noticed it it was about the size of a piece of corn. It's about doubled in size. It's hard, immovable and kind of lumpy and nontender. I feel fine and I don't have allergies. No other symptoms other than recurrent nausea which I think is because I haven't been drinking enough water.

Is it worth going to the doctor over this, especially since I had normal blood work 2 months ago at my checkup?

see your pcp and get routine labs. could be persistent allergies, other sources of inflammation or infection, or basically maybe possibly you're an asshole and you got an infected cyst in your hairs
I've had one there months freaks me out pal
that can just be poor drainage. people with tight necks like baseball pitchers get that all the time.do some shit to loosen muscles and work flow toward you subclavian vein, since thats where lymph ultimately drains
obvious case of diabetes

3 weeks out and growing? Should get it biposied.

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if math PhD's are so smart then why they chose a career path where they can't get a job
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Because the're smarter than setting a job to be their primary goal
if you cant get a job hooked up from the connections you make during your PhD, you did your PhD wrong. 95% of the students who leave with a PhD from my school have something lined up for them well before they graduate, usually facilitated by a faculty member
>you did your PhD wrong.
...or you just weren't smart enough and no one wants you.

This is what most PhDs don't realize. It's still a job market, and a more competitive one than most. You can have brilliant social skills and networking abilities, but that doesn't mean you will be recommended by your adviser when their asking him behind your back.
time is finite
they decided that their time is best spent thinking about interesting things and developing new thought mechanisms even if it means a smaller paycheck

either that or theyre just aspies
What? The best math careers open up after you get your PhD.

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hey /sci/
do any of you use RPN (reverse polish notation)? have you heard of RPN, or know anyone who does? i've used RPN for the past 7 years and really don't get how anyone could prefer CAS entry over RPN, other than the comfort of growing up with it (thanks, TI). as of now there is only a few calculators actively being made that still use RPN, do you think it will continue to exist in the future? do you think calculators will continue to exist into the future, now that programming and computer use is exercised a lot more in academia?
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both of those have the same number of keystrokes
sorry i omitted the [enter] keypress in the 2 +4 one
basically avoiding parentheses is one of the primary reasons, because when working with nested equations they become a mess to try and balance and recall where they are. rpn also lets you see all the intermediate steps and potentially fix any errrors that could've happened when entering numbers before the equation
>>9612047 for that example, but think about with more nesting and having to balance ( )
I see.
thanks for the lesson
also it has 1 less because in CAS you would have to hit = at the end (keypresses is not the reason you should switch to RPN, but it is generally faster and easier to do longer equations)
>do any of you use RPN
No. Doesn't really matter anyways, since I work mostly with groups. Now, the direction of function composition, on the other hand...
>do you think calculators will continue to exist into the future
No, why would they? I don't see any reason to use a calculator over a real computer/cluster, unless you work as a cashier.

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What is Matty’s Paradigm?
A scientific theory of creation.
A Bible-based complete plug-in replacement for the theoretical foundation of modern science.
Your 1-stop shop for the total destruction of mainstream thought.
If you wanted to be technical it could be called Geocentrospheric Devolutionary Creation.
What is a Paradigm?
a framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are commonly accepted by members of a scientific community. such a cognitive framework shared by members of any discipline or group: the company’s business paradigm.
This work is called Matty’s Paradigm for several reasons:
A formal name, like Geocentrospheric Devolutionary Creation, gives the impression of being part of an established order. This isn’t.
I disagree with everybody, on both sides of the creation vs. evolution debate.
I don’t want to give the false impression that I am aligned with any other established group. Especially groups like AIG and ICR.
I don’t want to endorse any other established group.
With a name like Matty’s Paradigm, you can feel free to dismiss this out of hand. It’s not a threat to you.
Is this the new Time Cube?
In September 2017 I made a major breakthrough regarding the Physics of creation and everything fell into place. The gravitational constant, G, is an assumption based on circumstantial evidence. Gravity is not proportional to mass. Matter can exist in the total absence of gravity. Gravity is created and mass is proportional to it. The significance of this and its ramifications took a while to work out, but somewhere in there I was given the idea to write Matty’s Paradigm as a year-long daily devotional.

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