From "Nolite turbare circulos meos!" to "Don't delete my folder."

Antohe, Valerian
December 2009
Annals. Computer Science Series;2009, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p97
Academic Journal
Arhimede îsi desena figurile pe nisipul plajei, pe pământ bătut sau în cenusă pusă pe o pardoseală ori pe propriul să corp, uns în prealabil cu untdelemn; pe corp trasa figurile cu ajutorul unghiei. Când generalul roman Marcellus a cucerit în anul 212 î.e.n. Siracusa din Sicila, orasul lui Arhimede, un soldat roman a dat peste acest geniu contemplându-si cercurile pe care le desenase pe nisip. "Nolite turbare circulos meos!" (nu-mi strica cercurile) i-a strigat Arhimede soldatului; dar romanul, iritat, 1-a înjunghiat cu spada, omorându-l. În zilele de azi locul de exprimare a ideilor matematice a fost înlocuit de acranul calculatorului iar platformele dedicate studiului matematicii au deschis o nouă perspectivă domeniului cercetării. O incursiune în domeniu este desigur o provocare dar şi o invitaţie pentru educaţi şi educatori.


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