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Re: Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg64499] Re: [mg64484] Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 05:36:10 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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Then perhaps you SHOULD be doing more drawing of diagrams (i.e., plots 
and graphs).  As Hamming once wrote, "The purpose of computing is 
insight, not numbers" (or something like that).

Renan wrote:
> 
> Most calculations I do with Mathematica are "number crunching".
> I don't draw diagrams that often.


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