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Reminder: /sci/ is for discussing topics pertaining to science and mathematics, not for helping you with your homework or helping you figure out your career path.

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Is possible for an art guy to be relevant among matematicians?

Like what engineers does (applied math) but for art?
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>getting carried away by things you defined into the system yourself

math is like a programming language library for the brain, prove me wrong
>pure mathematics
cryptography is the result of people asking "hey how can I write something that can be deciphered with a key but is really difficult to decipher without a key". Just like every other meaningful advance in mathematics, it's the result of somebody trying to solve some problem they were interested in
>He doesn't know shit about cryptography.
How, big surprise there.
Read this book:
>programming language library
>for your brain

That said, there is an important family of correspondences between logic, category theory, and type theory that allow one to formulate mathematics within special programming languages (called interactive theorem provers). The most well known of these correspondences is the Curry-Howard correspondence but nowadays many are studied within the context of programming language theory (HoTT is the most popular one).

This is as close as you'll get to trying to define mathematics as a programming language. It's kind of a silly analogy though and I'm not sure why so many people latch onto it.

>being this cancerous
No, it's seriously required. Plebbitors are associated with low quality posts that have driven many (as in, all) board quality down.
By being directly abrasive and disregarding any post (even those that contain content) we hope to drive their community back off of 4chan and back to Plebbit (or anywhere else, really).
So simply, either stop formatting like that, or go back to Plebbit.
It's rather easy.

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Total retard when it comes to physics, why is string theory so popular? Is it the most promising?
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it's a useless meme
Great arguments
u2 bb
>>"b-but muh special relativity"
>>"b-but you don't have a unified theory with muuhh relativity"
>How do you EXPECT to have a bohmian relativity theory with only having the 0,1% of physicists working on it, while the rest are full autismo on cuck mechanics?
Bohmian mechanics has a preferred time-slicing of space-time, there is no way around it. This gives you a preferred reference frame, which is incompatible with special relativity. You also have to add the non-locality (which in Copenhagen is mild enough to be fused with SR).

And this is only the first step..... Gauge symmetries and internal degrees of freedom are also a serious problem.
That's not a problem, since special relativity is a bunch of bullshit.

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What is it that makes this guys face unattractive? He shows good frontal growth and a strong jawline... so what is it that is so off putting? I can't put my finger on it.
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you are the stupid one.
ashkenazi jews are notorious for their bad looks, they carry gene defects that are slight enough to only affect their faces in dysmorphic, albeit not nonfunctional ways.
It's highly asymmetrical.
> they peel your entire face off
how the hell do they do this without leaving horrific scars?
the cuts are inside the mouth, above the gums.
again, wrong. Please dont spout bullshit if you dont know the answer.

For LeFort IIIs they peel your whole face off, this is done by a coronal incision across the top of your scalp, and then they peel the face downwards. This is what this young girl had in >>9875668 and >>9875671

you dont see horrific scars because hair grows over them and hides them.

they cut inside your mouth only for lefort 1s not 3s

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how is it possible to be a math genius but mediocre at english?
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My Vietnamese friend is shit at English but a monster at Calculus. He completed his Calc IV final in half the given time and got an A, I think he missed two points on silly notation mistakes.
Different neurological systems.
how is it possible to be a math genius but mediocre at basketball?
Could someone please post the images of the female Vietnamese student's email to her maths teacher?

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How to write my first math textbook?
Which subject should I write?
Can you do better than any other textbook at explaining a certain subject?
If not, don't write it.
The easiest way if you're a professor is to stop teaching from a single textbook and make your own course notes. Good course notes often develop naturally into textbooks. The hard way is to find a subject that's important but has few resources and collaborate with another mathematician to write about it.

>over a dozen new moons found in fucking Solar System

We still can't find all shit in our own goddamn solar system and retards are acting like aliens definitely don't exist because we can't find them.

When will you fags admit that human science is still baby tier?
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>He doesn't realise just how fucking massive the Solar System (alone) is, let alone the whole universe.
Fuck off, the only one baby tier here is you.
Our science is just 100 years old. Our tech is just 50 years old. imagine a civilization with 10 000 years of experience.

The good thing is, we have grown exponentially for 100 years.
>He doesn't realize just how fucking tiny the Solar System is compared to the whole universe

And we can't even reach the nearest planet in our own solar system. Our science is still pathetic.
>retards are acting like aliens definitely don't exist because we can't find them
You're right those people are retarded but your reasons are tangential at best. These asteroid sized memes should have a separate category from true moons and finding them doesn't have much to do with finding planets/life

Why are you doing physics?
It's being average/less then average , while loving the subject, the worst curse?
Maybe we all just best switch to eng so at least we will make some money.
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Best school credits nia
Yeah, but look at this guy: >>9877448

Would you tell him to go for it or nah, seeing as you guys are in physics?
Should I switch from physics to EE?
I'm not bad at physics but I'm not so good, it's a very competitive field.
thats a hard question for me especially considering that its going to take me at least 6 years for a 4 year degree, but i like it and thats why im not quitting
The problem is that mathematica is more expensive than 100$....

>Why are you doing physics?
Because I like it, is anything else needed?

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Which answer provides the most logical conclusion in numerical terms (ex: distance and time) and relies as little as possible on speculation of what alien life might do (ex: transcending biological form to live or hibernate in some type of simulated realm)
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Tfw microbrainlets believe that a species millions of years more advanced than us would visit us in these cute saucers and make no attempt to hide themselves
>>>9878105 (OP)
>We are a relatively advanced species, yet we have barely shown the universe that we exist.
Relative to whom? The other animals on Earth? Then why are you wondering about our influence on the universe?
>Most mathematically likely solution to Fermi Paradox?
The absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
>Relative to whom? The other animals on Earth?
Yes. If we were concerned with finding alien life, there would be varying degrees of interest depending on how advanced they would be. If they were more like chimpanzees than humans, we would be a little disappointed. We might not even interfere with them at all. But the civilizations that resembled ours or surpasses ours would be more interesting. But if every civilization has this mindset of only wanting to find “advanced” species, then our work doesn’t lie in being found, but in finding them.
that we and other civilisations of sufficient technological advancement, create our own lifelike 100% real quantum simulations of any society, world, universe, life we want to live, we become gods.

no one invents faster than light travel, we nor others ever leave their systems/galaxies in their subjective objective reality. They can however in their simulations of the universe they go onto create, because they can do whatever in that.

>be civilization
>never leave galaxy
>live for eternity in quantum virtual reality as gods

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Good day, I've made this thread in hopes for some feedback on pic related.
I haven't really done any math since Highschool, so my knowledge has faded on the subject matter. My goal is to get my understanding of mathematics to at least highschool U level. I'll be applying to University for a Bs in computer science major and perhaps a minor or major in Math. (unsure) I have about a year and a half time to study / prepare for this, with no interruptions. Therefore my time will be 100% dedicated to this learning.
My question is; is this chart relevant for strengthening my core math skills? What would you change/supplement on it?
Now, I prefer physical forms of education as it fits my surroundings and compliments my existing library.
>>I already have a collection for CompSci books - additional recommendations welcome
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OP here, I was thinking the same. I shouldn't have mentioned CompSci in the first place I came here for the hopes further readings into mathematics. I purchased these books and will read them in order, my question is, whag should I add? Time isn't an issue, I'm preparing for university and have gotten rid of all distractions.
Have you taken a look at the /sci/ reading list(s) on the Wiki? They contain a useful aggregate of the recommended books for universities across the world, and of course are thus applicable anywhere.
Too much redundancy

"How To Solve It" -> "Book of Proof" or "A Transition to Advanced Mathematics" (a bit harder/longer) -> "Elements of Set Theory" (more proof practice; skippable) -> "Basic Mathematics" or "Precalculus Mathematics in a Nutshell: Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry" by Simmons (a much shorter refresher) -> "Introduction to Calculus and Analysis" by Richard Courant and Fritz John (challenging) or "Elementary Calculus: An Infinitesimal Approach" by Jerome Keisler (Bohemian's choice) or "Calculus With Analytic Geometry" by Simmons (normie mode + historical notes) -> "Mathematics: Its Content, Methods and Meaning" by Aleksandrov, Kolmogorov, Lavrentev, Sobolev, Gel'fand, et al. (overview of all of undergrad math)

see also
I breezed through, I just thought I'd be a good idea to ask what /sci/ thinks about this chart and it's progression from the foundation to application.

I'll take a look at what you've recommended, thank you!
Glad we could collectively help.

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I've got a brainlet question for you, /sci/.

Why can't massive sea creatures like the fictional one this picture exist?
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How do they eat ?
Because evolution various the lazy and low energy.
Just have a bunch of small hearts all over the place, like intermediary pumps.
>Also what is it about the square cube law that doesn't affect trees
Why would it have anything to do with the situation you were responding to? The connected trees are not individually of abnormal size so there's really nothing for the ratio of surface area to volume to have a meaningful constraint on.

You can have colony organisms that move around.
Only tangentially related to the subject, but there's no fundamental reason they couldn't get this huge. Aside from the cosmic horror of the unknown such a thing wouldn't be particularly scary though as it would just be a giant raft of filter feeders.
Except you're wrong, since the forests' root system is connected. It is one giant organism, with the above-ground segments of the trees acting as light-catching antennae.

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Who is better at math: a goat, or the average /sci/ poster?
Bring back goatposting.
The average /sci/ poster obviously.
Whatever floats your goat
The goat.

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It will never be solved unless they realize the fundamental LAW of consciousness must be included. It's the missing link.

consciousness is everywhere, it's the mirror architect of the perceived architects, both equally important
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Interesting. The implication being that if true, we would conjure up our own Universes in our heads.
Maybe consciousness can only observe the "physical reality" and not affect it
There is an uncountable infinite set of universes each which may or may not themselves be countably infinite that all host all manners of physics and fundamental materials.
There are an infinite number of other universes that have the same laws of physics and particles as ours, and there are an infinite number of universes that have laws of physics and fundamental particles different to our own.
Except in the universes where there is not.

Juncta Contra Juncuta
Surely, by observing the dimensions you directly affect it?


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Have you ever tried meditation? if so, what were some noticeable effects?
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Studies have shown that meditation significantly increases passive mental focus (and I believe general intelligence, as well), but that it takes many years, to the point that you have dedicate your life to it a bit.

But that doesn't mean you shouldn't take it up either way, because a large part of "intelligence" is mental clarity, which I've definitely experienced each time I have meditated for a >20 minutes. Meditation clears the buzz of unfocused thoughts floating around one's head, and I've legit learned things about myself (like insights on how to interact better socially, as autistic as that sounds), and it makes me noticeably a tad more focused for the rest of the day.
Why don't you test your IQ now, try meditation for a while, then test it again to see if there's an improvement?
At ~18 years old, I would get 114-116 on iq tests. Around the age of 25, I kept up a meditation regimen of ~3hrs/day and got scores of 125-133.
IQ is a useful predictor, you spastic.
Really? Are you just shitposting?

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I'm 29 haven't done maths since high school. Average marks never really tried. I'm planning on learning some programming, python to start but from what I see I'll probably need to get to grips with maths again. Atm I'm a chef so besides basic stuff I haven't really used much maths over the last 10 years. Could you guys recommend some resources or a good way to start practicing maths everyday with a linear progression.
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I'm actually a guy aka Chad. You nerds are always quick to help woman, best impersonate one!
show bepis >:(
Project Euler. Solve the problems, then read the threads to see how the geniuses did it.
>what's a girl to do?!
Make me a sammich
Do you know the basics??
Functions? Inequations(i don't know the accurate translation in English)? Logic?

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