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Old 07-13-2010, 08:33 AM   #58
Dimitri Dziabenko
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Re: Glen Becks $9 online university 9 classes

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Originally Posted by Jamie J. Skibicki View Post
Dimitri,

You're going to have to provide an example. All of the research I was exposed to was at least one player down from the public, once the science is there, you still have to build the product.
I don't exactly understand your point, how would it be less than one player down? I was merely saying that the results of computer science/mathematics/biology etc.. do have very real-world applications. It's not all String theory and god knows what. CS = internet security, computer speed/algorithms, computation. Mathematics = discovering terrorist/criminal money transfers, improving any sort of quantitative system (weather predictions?), biology/chemistry = too many to list.

You just said this hard science research had no direct effect on anybody, yet the very computer you use is the product of theoretical research.