I am still not sure I understand using 4x4 matrices to do transforms in three space. I can write the code though (slowly).
Because a 3 dimensional object can be translated by a linear operation in 4 dimensional space. Similar to how you are able to move (the projection) of a 2D shape by moving it along an arbitrary third axis pointing out of the shape's plane. This doesn't sound fundamentally very difficult for me. Now group theory on the other hand... I guess it depends on how your brain works. I have a lot less trouble with geometry than with more abstract maths.
I figure that if I feel a need to consult my old BioChem text to figure out just what that ingredient is, I shouldn't be eating it.
Though I think this is a wise attitude, you must be starving!? Or do you grow your own groceries or something?
Both were outdated and should have been scrapped but due to irrational fear, were allowed to keep running past thier expiration date
Both were outdated and should have been scrapped but due to GREED, were allowed to keep running past their expiration date
There, fixed that for you.
then why not tax per volume traded?
It *is* taxed per volume. 0.03%, which it nothing for a normal transaction. But for someone who buys and sells the same stock a hundred times per day, just to profit from tiny fluctuations in the stock value, it's 3%. This will kill the ridiculous business of racing for fastest connection and smartest trading algo, which is *good* because it is a ridiculous and useless business.
Right now, all we have the shuttle
No, you don't
The primary function of the design engineer is to make things difficult for the fabricator and impossible for the serviceman.