Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:49 pm Post
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:46 am Post
Jacqi Corgan wrote: I can forgive a cat just about anything!
Tue Feb 16, 2010 2:38 pm Post
Tacitus wrote:Yes, this Civil Engineer remembers [slide rules] well and, has a certain regret that school pupils were ever introduced to the pocket calculator. To use a slide rule well, you needed to acquire a grasp of number patterns which, in addition, helped when trying to understand mathematical concepts. The slide rule was an aid, the calculator is a crutch which breeds dependency.
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