viernes, 28 de septiembre de 2007

Cita (IX)

You should call it entropy, for two reasons. In the first place your uncertainty function has been used in statistical mechanics under that name, so it already has a name. In the second place, and more important, no one really knows what entropy really is, so in a debate you will always have the advantage. --John Von Neumann (a Claude Shannon)

miércoles, 26 de septiembre de 2007

Cita (VIII)

Mathematics consists of proving the most obvious thing in the least obvious way. --George Pólya

sábado, 22 de septiembre de 2007

Cita (VII)

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there. --Charles Darwin