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Old 06-23-2010, 09:38 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by VaderDave View Post
You don't read anything in engineering? I hadn't realized that. To be honest, I don't really have a very good understanding of what engineers do on a day-to-day basis.
We do math, lots and lots of math. All of engineering is the application of a tried and tested mathematical model of real world in an attempt to predict how the design will react in a given situation. Seriously, all the reading/writing we do is relegated to technical papers. I'm one of the very few who actually has a grasp on language, but then at the same time I'm not the strongest when it comes to math, relative to my peers. Lately I've been drawn toward physics and I think it's because it works both sides of my brain.

Originally Posted by Dcha View Post
Cowmoo32 doesn't dream.
Go read up on some relativity and quantum mechanics and tell me I don't dream Reality is far weirder than the strangest dream you've ever had.


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