“FEA is for insight, not numbers” was the quote on the inside cover of the student guide for I-DEAS. I found out 15 years later that it was a misquote from Dr. Hamming, but that research led me to one of the great finds of my professional development. Learning to Learn is a 31 part lecture series that outlines the lessons learned from a giant in the field of science and engineering. Watch the first episode and be captivated.
The binder of Hamming’s notes contained the following, which eventually was published as a book.
The videos can be viewed on RCI’s youtube channel in a special playlist here.
“The purpose of computing is insight, not numbers.” -Richard Hamming