Google marks George Boole’s 200th birthday

No general method for the solution of questions in the theory of probabilities can be established which does not explicitly recognise, not only the special numerical bases of the science, but also those universal laws of thought which are the basis of all reasoning, and which, whatever they may be as to their essence, are at least mathematical as to their form.
Boole   George Boole can be regarded as the father or originator of the computer/information age as he laid the foundation for the inception of the technology called computers  as his Boolean algebra, is basic to the design of digital computer circuits.   Boole was born November 2, 1815, Lincoln, Lincolnshire in  England,  he was an English mathematician who helped establish modern symbolic logic and whose algebra of logic, which is  now known as Boolean Algebra.  George Boole just like the men of his time were men of various disciplines, Boole is also considered  to be a philosopher and logician. His book, The Laws of thoughts which contains Boolean Algebra is one of the most popular book he is known for. More on George BooleFacebooktwitter

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