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Senior developer, algorithms master, PM, analyst, applied mathematician.

The Three Little Daughters Raiser

Hobbies:
logics, history, psychology, sociology, pedagogics, photo, cycling, hiking.

In past:
space-/astro- geodesist, cartographer, astronomer, teacher, radiometrist on the liquidation of the Chernobyl catastrophe in 1986.


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comment Are there any communist leaders without a record of acts we consider as a crime (against humanity)?
The title is speaking on the communist leaders. The last sentence of the question - on the communist in power. These are different terms. Marx/Engels were communist leaders, but they were not in power (you mean state, not party power, don't you?). Sometimes it even happened that some communist was in power, but he was not the communist leader. (Den Siaopin was the leader, but power had other people) Please, correct title or the last sentence.
Feb
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comment Are there any communist leaders without a record of acts we consider as a crime (against humanity)?
Nehru allied with them. BTW, Roosevelt and Churchill did that, too. That doesn't make a communist of him, IMHO.
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Feb
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comment Sources on common people history
I have read the book 20 years ago. I remember that it was interesting and even being a very severe critic, I don't remember any greater logical disrepancies. On the other hand, I am not a professional historic, but applied mathematician, so, I have another view on logic.
Feb
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answered Can someone help explain this floor plan of a mid 20th century apartment?
Feb
6
comment Short or long Roman numerals?
let us continue this discussion in chat
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Feb
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comment How did New York become the financial hub of America?
Absolutely agree. That is what I am talking about. And the most impact that a culture can realize on the other culture is to have its representatives in that other culture. Hollanders knew how to do banking and exchange, and already were not so good in real commodities. It was their niche.
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comment Short or long Roman numerals?
It is only example that this form is existant. I remember it from the tables of evolution of Roman numbers. Not from clocks :-)
Feb
6
comment Short or long Roman numerals?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_numerals - look clocks there.
Feb
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comment Short or long Roman numerals?
It is the older form. Previously Romans used it and only it. Later changed to the other one. I don't remember when. But I have met this longer form sometimes in real life. I don't remember exactly, Maybe on cemetry. But now I think, there it could be an error...
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Feb
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comment What is the earliest passage that describes Hippocrates' observation that blood stratifies into four layers?
Hmm. I do not say that they did not use observations. They were not simultaneously deaf and blind. I only say, that the observations were for them something low, not serious, as opposed to the pure thought. That took that from the contemporary understanding of axiom system of geometry. There it (seemingly) worked. And Geometry system of knowledge was the ideal then. And continued to be for 2 thousand years. Aristotle is the best example. He could acknowledge some gain from senses, but it was only words - remember the fly!
Feb
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comment What is the earliest passage that describes Hippocrates' observation that blood stratifies into four layers?
Oh, hat off to Galen. And my great thanks and +1 to you. I didn't know he spoke about observations before Bacon. But Hippocrate lived about 5 centuries earlier. And I am not sure there were others "admittedly observers" except Galen in these times. Galen could invent that observations of Hippocrate to protect his own thoughts.