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A Computer Scientist Tells Mathematicians How To Write Proofs

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Leslie Lamport

Leslie Lamport, clad in a t-shirt that says "You want proof? I'll give you proof!" gave a presentation at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum.

Credit: HLFF/Kreutzer

Believe it or not, I do have friends who would describe themselves as not liking math, and every so often one of them will share this meme on Facebook: And then Satan said, "Put the alphabet in math."

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