I don’t know how many of you may be familiar with Boolean Algebra, which relates to using Base #2 (Ones and Zeros) to work out logic circuits, which became the basis for digital computer logic… Now George Boole improbably worked this out back in 1854, long before the digital computer was a gleam Alan Turing’s eye… Yet sometimes I wonder about George Boole, was he a man brilliantly ahead of his time or just a total Nutter?!? It seems total madness to devise a form of mathematics which had absolutely no use in his lifetime, though all of us who use a desktop computer, smart phone, or the Internet, can be thankful that he did!!

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