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by Phal
Thu Feb 21, 2008 6:25 pm UTC
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: 1=0.99999999... as related to fractals
Replies: 40
Views: 4757

Re: 1=0.99999999... as related to fractals

I think the problem with explaining things like this to someone without a formal grounding in maths is that it's quite easy to be lead astray by your own intuition - what seems like it should be true isn't always the case. As Yakk pointed out this is part of the reason why formal proof exists and is...
by Phal
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Audio Surf
Replies: 86
Views: 12470

Re: Audio Surf

I love this game... played the demo when a friend linked it to me and bought it almost immediately (pretty cheap really). Tried several different things, rock music and techno/trance work pretty well (the latter being a fairly obvious choice), a couple of game soundtracks (some worked, some didn't),...
by Phal
Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:38 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Who the dickens are you?
Replies: 10922
Views: 2417422

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Hey all, I'm Phil, 21, a 3rd year maths undergrad at Warwick uni, England. When I'm not reading xkcd I tend to play video games, lots of WoW and a few other things. As for trivia, my first game was the original Doom, I'm double-jointed in both shoulders, and I don't like baked beans. Oh, and I have ...

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