Math matters both more and less than you think…

Yes, you can ignore math and be a highly paid professional programmer. Programming is a wide enough field that you can choose which areas you want to focus on – some of which do not require math – and still be successful. On the other hand:

  1. Mathematics is the tool used to solve specialized problems, and
  2. Programming is doing mathematics.

I would like to give you some examples for both, with the hope that this will motivate you to give math a chance to grow on you. For this I have chosen some short (average 10 minutes in length) videos that should excite you and explain the concepts better than I can.

But first, a story. About me not caring about math…

Read more >