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Re: Install on hp-pavilion-g6-2100 stops at 98%

On Mon 04 Sep 2017 at 21:23:57 +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:

> Hi,
> 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

Rate art?

> 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.


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