#967 18.08.2022 19:48 AP
New Books in Mathematics

Modern Mathematical Logic

Today I had the pleasure of talking to Joe Mileti, associate professor of mathematics at Grinnell College. Even if you are not "into" math, you will enjoy this conversation. We talked about how math is not what you think it is. It's not just memorizing formulas and grinding. It's about thinking and, like all thinking, it involves abstraction, logic, using analogies and metaphors, and a bunch of imagination. We also talked about how math is about talking to other mathematicians and doing a kind of "brainstorming."


#956 17.08.2022 19:45 AP
Log Scales Are For Quitters

XKCD: Log Scale

Die „Knuth Paper-Stack Notation” im Maustext nicht übersehen.