e: The Story of a Number, Eli Maor

I probably read this book for the first time around ’97-’98, and it was an eye-opener. It should be required reading for all engineering students. This time around, I read it in a fraction of the time that it took me then, and I’m happy with how comfortable I am with the contents. It also tied in nicely with Euler’s biography from last year.

In terms of mathematics, I still have to understand $e^z$ and taking the logarithms of complex numbers. Soon…

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