The following excerpt is from The New Yorker magazine, March 13, 2015. It is an important introduction to the ubiquitous nature of the Fourier transform and how we build on good concepts, and how these concepts change the quality of our life.
You would not want to live without its functionality! …nor could you.
Our thanks goes out to Prof. Dr. Steven Strogatz of Cornell University.
Computing the Fourier series (MIT-David Shirokoff) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzzpxqVohhI
Ronald J. Adler, Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Gravity Probe B Mission, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94309