Re: Install on hp-pavilion-g6-2100 stops at 98%
On Mon 04 Sep 2017 at 21:23:57 +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> Brian wrote:
> > A stochastic guy?
> German wikipedia says it's greek: stochastikē technē = The Art of Guessing.
Something similar with en.
> Some mathematician obviously thought that Ratekunst does not sound
> impressive enough. Back then, greek was mandatory for getting to university.
> So the word got unearthed and re-used in math.
> (Still better than the fate of the word that ended up as "casemate".)
I'll bite. "casemate" is to do with gun emplacements.