Jan 22, 2014

The Renaissance Man Knows

Just teasing -- getting ready for one or more really tiresome  screeds.

With a free math application (newspeak "app" -- oldspeak: "program")  on every magic telephone, why would a guy burden himself by memorizing multiplication tables?

And with advanced technology like this:

Why the heck should anyone bother with learning to tie a tautline hitch?

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Hammerbach said...

I'm sure you already know about this, but - http://www.themathlab.com/writings/short%20stories/feeling.htm

Jim said...

I hadn't, so I thank you.

It's trite to say Isaac was decades ahead of his time, but I'll say it anyway.