Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

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Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:08 pm

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Re: Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

Post by ed » Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:12 pm

Chick mathematician? Lack credibility.
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Re: Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

Post by sparks » Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:51 am

Unless she's got red hair, legs that won't quit, and is fresh and young just out of college.

(Would have added appropriate NBL, but this fucking cheapskate board says the file is too big....something I hear all the time btw...but of course, she's lying. That's why I call her "Doesn't like horses")
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Re: Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

Post by Witness » Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:27 am

Must be Chaitin's Ω:
Each halting probability is a normal and transcendental real number that is not computable, which means that there is no algorithm to compute its digits.
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Re: Existence Proof -- xkcd gets one really really right.

Post by gnome » Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:08 pm

sparks wrote:Unless she's got red hair, legs that won't quit, and is fresh and young just out of college.

(Would have added appropriate NBL, but this fucking cheapskate board says the file is too big....something I hear all the time btw...but of course, she's lying. That's why I call her "Doesn't like horses")
I knew someone like that, only light brown instead of red hair. Sometimes she'd dye it reddish. And legit a better mathematician than I was. I sold out and got my post graduate in the business school. She stayed in pure math, and now is a professor and sometimes heads math departments.

So not a myth!

Actually, now that I think of it, I've known two examples, though the second was just an acquaintance.
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