the best mathematician in the world, far and wide十一月 7, 2007 1:36 上午 | 发表在 unknown | 发表评论
is definitely the internet, by far. Google is its language and wikipedia/mathworld the major lecture notes. The speed at which it picks up definitions with(out) errors is simply amazing.
The arXiv is not doing its due contribution this year to the advance of, say, hep theory. Low quality substance results in lower number of addictions.
Did the physicist who invented intranet at CERN ever get awarded anything by the self awarding computer gurus? Ah, don’t even mention genius @ the green fruit shop.