Why Programmers Should Learn Mathematics Again?
Hello folks, I have been learning Mathematics again from some time now, ever since I have introduced with Knuth's "Concrete Mathematics" by one of my friend, who I know is a much better programmer than me. I was like, no dude, programmers don't need to learn Mathematics again, whatever I have learned in the past, I have hardly used them. I should learn more about functional programming, Scala, JVM tuning and how to design Scalable, robust and concurrent systems rather than wasting time to learning Maths. But, he insists me to read the book and couple of others on discrete maths whenever you have some free time. So, the book was lying with several others for a couple of months until a fine day when I attracted with its cover. I quickly skim through the book, only to realize that I couldn't understand a bit and got bored in the first reading. After a couple of skimming and reading session, I started to get the hang around the book and realized how good it is. This book contains most of the math we'd need as programmers and it's also very enjoyable math book, but only after a couple of small reading session.