Saturday September 26, 2020

From Boole to Bond

Fonsie Mealy is selling rare printed works, some dating back over 350 years

13th December, 2015
First edtions of The Post Chaise Companion or Travellers Directory through Ireland, (€700-€1,000),

George Boole has a crater named after him on the moon.

Without him, the world would have waited much longer for the digital age – back in 1854 his algebra paved the way for the computer, the smartphone and all the other IT paraphernalia that dominates 21st century life.

This year, University College Cork has been celebrating the bicentenary of the self taught mathematical genius who was UCC’s first Professor of Mathematics.

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