Who invented numbers

in Limbo - RIP John Forbes Nash, of 'A Beautiful Mind' biopic fame, winner of Nobel Memorial Prize (not an actual Nobel Prize) for Economics for Game Theory. He invented a board game popularized as | So Long Sucker | "...the game involves betraying trust, be mindful of who you play it with! :P Posting it today in memory of its inventor..." "Its a pure negotiation game. The actual chips on the table hardly matter as the real game is cobbling together deal, secret meetings, brinkmanship, and…

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The earliest appearance of π in scientific literature Photograph: Gareth Roberts In 1706, William Jones – a self-taught mathematician and one of Anglesey’s most famous sons – published his seminal work, Synopsis palmariorum matheseos, roughly translated as A summary of achievements in mathematics. It is a work of great historical interest because it is where the symbol π appears for the first time in scientific literature to denote the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Jones…

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The American Dream Quantified at Last The American Dream Quantified at Last Continue reading the main story Chance of making more money than your parents if you were Born in 1940 Born in 1950 Born in 1960 Born in 1970 Born in 1980 92% 79% 62% 61% 50% The phrase American dream was invented during the Great Depression. It comes from a popular 1931 book by the historian James Truslow Adams who defined it as that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and…

We all know that Necessity is the mother of the invention and this proverb is well supported by the Chinese pharmacist who became the god father of the people who used to smoke the nicotine cigarette as because he invented the concept of electronic cigarette to substitute it with the real one. The smoking of the cigarette was banned in many countries by the Government to protect the health of the people.

TIL the man who invented the Super Soaker and the Nerf gun invested his fortune in R&D and has created ceramic solid state batteries with 3 times the power of the best lithium-ion batteries

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The word zero is attributed to many ancient cultures and is most likely a corrupt version of the Arabic spelling safira which meant it was empty. Coming down from the French cipher and zero, it finally became the word zero. The invention of zero as a number and not just for place position is generally attributed to the ancient Indians. By the 9th century AD, mathematics calculations that included both division and multiplication used the number zero.

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