• Posted: January 14, 2020
  • Time to Read: 7 minutes
  • Word Count: 1439 words
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Everyone Hates Moral Philosophy Professors

If you don’t get the title that is okay. Now that The Good Place is coming to the end you can catch up and binge the whole series in one go! But yes, today, I want to talk about ethics. I’m not an expert by any means. Plus, there are so many approaches out there […]

  • Posted: December 24, 2019
  • Time to Read: 6 minutes
  • Word Count: 1252 words
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The Juxtaposition of Two Math Dreams

I just completed my first quarter of a Post-Bacc mathematics degree. I am fortunate that most of my classes from more than a decade ago were accepted for credit. I think that if things go as planned, that I’ll have my BA by the summer of 2020. That isn’t so bad. I would have completed […]

  • Posted: November 12, 2019
  • Time to Read: 6 minutes
  • Word Count: 1399 words
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Struggling With Mathematics is the Difficult Problem Students Bravely Face

Today, I want to talk about struggling with mathematics. I think the best way to do this is by reacting to something G.H. Hardy said. While doing some research on Hardy, I came across a blog by Maria Popova of Brain Pickings. I was overjoyed to see one of my favorite writers talk about my […]

  • Posted: October 17, 2019
  • Time to Read: 5 minutes
  • Word Count: 1059 words
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Alice in Wonderland: Thoughts and Memories on a Classic of Literature

It is fair to say that I am a little obsessed with Alice in Wonderland. This classic of children’s literature is my favorite of the genre. I’ve loved it for a long time. Before I knew that Lewis Carroll was just a pen name for the mathematician Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. I do want to say […]

  • Posted: September 19, 2019
  • Time to Read: 2 minutes
  • Word Count: 456 words
  • Views: 735

Celebrating the Life of Alan Turing (Mathematical Cross Stitch Pattern)

I had the pleasure of visiting Bletchley Park this year. The home of the WWII code breakers. I got to see the work and legacy of one of my favorite mathematicians, Alan Turing. What I remember most about Alan Turing from my visit was his Teddy Bear. You see, as an adult Turing bought a […]