Early on, I wrote about G.H. Hardy reflecting on some quotes. In the first piece, I talk about is it better to burn out or fade away. Remarking that Hardy would not like me because I meandered and have not accomplished much in my life of any importance. He liked exceptional people and I don’t… Continue reading On Writing about Mathematics and Rethinking G.H. Hardy

# Category: Hardy

## 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… Continue reading Struggling With Mathematics is the Difficult Problem Students Bravely Face

## The Surprising Truth About G.H. Hardy

G.H. Hardy wasn’t always my favorite mathematician. My first love was Gauss. A titan of mathematics and physics worlds. I learned all the well-known stories in my physics class. The most famous, how Gauss figured out how to sum all the numbers from 1-100. What I liked most was his contributions to electromagnetism. It’s a… Continue reading The Surprising Truth About G.H. Hardy

## A Lesson from G.H Hardy

G.H Hardy is a mathematician from the early 1900s. He spent most of his career at Trinity College, Cambridge in the UK. The latter half of his career was spent as the Savilian Professor of Geometry at Oxford University. Hardy had much to say about the role of creativity in the life of a mathematician.… Continue reading A Lesson from G.H Hardy