- 12 Apr 11
The scale of Ireland’s crippling national debt is now far beyond the scope of comprehension; roughly 90 grand for every man, woman and child...
A stone inscription from Kotakapur in India dated from 686AD shows a circle meaning nothing, that is to say, zero. It’s one of the first representations of arguably the most important concepts underpinning modern mathematics, and therefore computers, modern science, engineering, economics and sociology. We might think that it’s always been there, but it hasn’t.