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  • George Boole* A man born out of his time. * according to Googgle
  • George Boole
    • Who was he?
    • What is he known for?
    • Why is he important?
  • George Boole
    • George the son of a wealthy Connecticut industrialist Winthom Boole was born in 1815
    • In 1847 at age 32 young George, while trying to discover a new packing solution for moving nitroglycerin that was used in blasting applications developed a gelatinous substance.
    • George called this substance Bool-o
  • George Boole
    • The serendipitous discovery was that this gelatin was edible and became very popular in gold rush mining camps out west as a treat at dinner time
    • The formula for Bool-o was later purchased by Kraft foods and became the popular desert, Jello
  • Just kidding!
    • George Boole really was a British born Mathematician.
    • He developed a type of math that uses logical operators such as,
    • AND, NOT, OR
  • Boolean Logic
    • How can Boolean logic help us search the internet effectively?
  • Glad you asked!
    • Lets play a game
  • George Boole says
    • Everyone Stand
  • George Boole says
    • I am looking for a student who is
    • Wearing Jeans
  • Look around what do you see?
  • George Boole says
    • I am looking for a student who is
    • Wearing Jeans AND Glasses
  • Look around Did this include or exclude?
  • George Boole says
    • I am looking for a student who is
    • Wearing Jeans AND Female
  • George Boole says
    • I am looking for a student who is
    • Wearing Jeans AND Female NOT Wearing Glasses
  • Who meets all The Criteria?
  • George Boole says
    • I am looking for a student who is
    • Wearing Jeans AND Female NOT Wearing Glasses OR Contacts
  • Look around Did this include or exclude?
  • All slides and content created by Brad Foltz 2010 *Googgle is a fictitious search engine.