"Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he."
-- Proverbs 29:18, King James Bible (KJV)

Saturday, February 14, 2015

History of Technology: Land Surveying and Astronomy Drove Mathematical Progress

Bensozia in Aztec Surveying writes:
"The two things that drove mathematical progress in ancient civilizations were land surveying and astronomy."
We agree.