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March 4, 2019

From: Reddit AMA

Why is math so awesome and how can we make it more accessible and easier to teach?

Not really my subject here… But… What’s even more awesome than math IMHO is the whole computational universe… which I think of as a generalization of math. Still, math is basically the single largest intellectual artifact our civilization has built so far. I like teaching it by doing abstract experiments with computers, and our Wolfram Language is great for that. It’s so much easier to understand math when one can explicitly see things computationally. Actually I have a project to write an intro to abstract math that’s based on that idea. But I have to find time for that! And for that I need to make my life efficient and productive….

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