That is why I have always liked math. Unlike false TV stereotypes, math is reasonable, honest, predictable and true. Girls need math, I always thought, because it is the only class that makes any sense, where results can be traced to their beginnings, and memorizing usually comes second to thinking. Other classes are OK, but only math gives you that payoff - and with programming and science it becomes a tool to make cool things that work.
Saturday, July 28, 2007
Why I love math
Yesterday I was following a link mentioned here, etc. and ended up reading a great post written almost 10 years ago that captured why I love math. Here's the key quote:
Posted by Me at 10:05 AM