Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Mathematics as thought

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Mathematics as thought

‘These foundations [of mathematics] are, moreover, a perpetual source of reflection and discovery for the masters of the science. Even in number system you will find material for long reflection. Remember that Leibniz did not disdain to occupy himself with it.’ – Paul Valéry, letter to Pierre Honnorat, 1942There are almost too many examples of…