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after losing a fortune in the south see Company bubble of 1720</div></blockquote>
  
 
== Forsooths==
 
== Forsooths==

Revision as of 09:22, 6 October 2009

Quotations

I can calculate the motion of heavenly
bodies but not the madness of people

Isaac Newton
after losing a fortune in the south see Company bubble of 1720

Forsooths

This forsooth is from the October 2009 RSS Forsooth.

Of course in those days we worked on the assumption that
everything was normally distributed and we have seen in the
last few months that there is no such thing as a normal distribution.

Scientific Computing World
February/March 2009

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