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#approximation

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If that enabled us to predict the succeeding situation with the same approximation, that is all we require, and we should say that the phenomenon had been predicted, that it is governed by the laws.


Henri Poincare


#been #enabled #governed #had #laws

Anyone who wants to look at sunlight naturally wipes his eye clear first, in order to make, at any rate, some approximation to the purity of that on which he looks; and a person wishing to see a city or country goes to the place in order to do so.


Athanasius


#anyone #approximation #city #clear #country

I suppose that having lost true love once, I never wanted to replace it with a lukewarm approximation that would only serve to make me remember it forever.


Paola Kaufmann


#love #lukewarm #memory #true-love #love

The result of this union would be, not the fortuitous result of a series of approximations and concessions, but the harmonious synthesis of two aspects of a single thought.


Jacques Ibert


#aspects #concessions #fortuitous #harmonious #result

Working in the digital domain, you're using approximations of things; the actual sound wave never enters the equation. You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount.


Sean Booth


#actual #amount #approximations #deal #digital

We are looking at a future where to a first approximation, everyone is wealthy.


Ralph Merkle


#everyone #first #future #looking #wealthy

Personally, I don't see old economics and behavioural economics as opposed. It is useful to assume people are rational as a good approximation to their long term behaviour, but it would be unwise not to think how in practice their behaviour may deviate from that simplifying assumption.


Evan Davis


#assume #assumption #behaviour #behavioural #deviate

I hope that I am generous and tolerant, but certainly on the intellectual side I think that there are discoverable truths, and some things that are closer approximations to the truth than others.


Edward Tufte


#approximations #certainly #closer #discoverable #generous

The first approximation in this future that we're looking at is that everyone will be physically well off. They will have a great abundance in material goods, and I think that will soften some of the conflicts we see now.


Ralph Merkle


#approximation #conflicts #everyone #first #future






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