Posts tagged ‘iPhone’

DBEYR — Newton and Leibniz Did Not Text

Wilhelm Gottfried Liebniz was born on July 1, 1646, and his first paper about integral calculus was published 329 years ago. Whether he discovered calculus before or after Newton is an issue that mathematical historians have debated for centuries.

Honestly, who cares? Both were great mathematicians. Still, it’s fun to think about how this issue might play out if they were both alive today…

iPhone Text Newton Leibniz
Check out the iPhone Text Generator to create your own fake text conversations.

July 1, 2013 at 2:20 am Leave a comment

Math of iPhone 5

Math teachers across the country are cringing. Everyone knows that you shouldn’t write it as iPhone 5. The correct format is 5i · Phone.

iPhone 5 Simplification

I overhead a teenager tell his friend that the iPhone 5 is “unreal.” Not exactly, punk. The proper term is imaginary.

January 11, 2013 at 4:16 am 3 comments

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