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

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg64538] Re: Re: Not Using a Text Editor Interface for Mathematica*From*: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>*Date*: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:31:16 -0500 (EST)*References*: <dt48rf$311$1@smc.vnet.net> <200602180750.CAA23812@smc.vnet.net> <dt9irt$glv$1@smc.vnet.net> <dtc9ec$a3c$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

"Renan" <renan.birck at gmail.com> wrote in message news:dtc9ec$a3c$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Murray Eisenberg wrote in comp.soft-sys.math.mathematica: >> 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). > > I draw diagrams when I'm done with the number crunching. > That's entertaining! Feynman advocated doing it the other way around. Diagrams can suggest better ways of doing the number crunching, or they can even suggest ways of avoiding the number crunching altogether; I have no idea whether either of these happy scenarios holds in your application area. Steve Luttrell

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