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Comment Deezer and Spotify (Score 1) 316

Until recently I have been very happy with Deezer elite on my Sonos. It sounds great. Lately though, more and more content is not available on Deezer so I use Spotify. I tried Apple Music in the beginning, and found it wasn't curated as well as Deezer and Spotify. I like both services for discovering new music.

Comment Horrible oversimplification (Score 1) 1268

There are some respected mathematicians that will tell you that every equation is a lie. The meaning of the equals sign depends on the context. For example \sum_{n=1}^{\infty}a_n=s means
that the limit of an associated sequence of partial sums is equal to s. This story doesn't even some close to revealing the problems with the "equals" sign.

Comment Some classics I haven't seen listed (Score 1) 451

Linus Pauling's "The Nature of the Chemical Bond"
James D Watson " The Double Helix"
F. Carl Gauss "Disquisitiones Arithmeticae"
Henri Poincare "Méthodes nouvelles de la mécanique céleste"
Pierre-Simon Laplace "Mécanique Céleste"
Joseph La Grange "Mecanique Analytique"
Isaac Newton "Principia Mathematicae"
Herman Weyl "The Classical Groups"
Samuel Eilenberg, Saunders Maclane, "Algebraic Topology"
Alain Connes "Noncommutative Geometry"

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For large values of one, one equals two, for small values of two.