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March 4, 2019

From: Reddit AMA

Do you think there will ever be a treatment for math disorders such as Dyscalculia, and how do you think software may be able to assist this effort?

When I was a kid I used to claim I was “math challenged” (well, I used different words because I spoke British English then). That was why I started building computer tools to help me … and eventually built Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha, etc.!

Even before I’d built those tools, I was using computers to do math … and me+computer did really well at math relative to other people, even though me on my own would have done fairly horribly…..

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