New site

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I'm finally finding time to start straightening up my web presence, and step one involves updating this site. In the process, I'm setting up a blog. This includes a few of the old posts from my blogspot blog, as well as one post I wrote a year ago ...

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Managing Bookmarks

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Like everyone, I often run into interesting content that I don't have time to read then and there. Bookmarks to the rescue!

But then I end up with a mountain of bookmarks. After years of experimenting, I've finally come up with an effective system.

The System

  1. Bookmark things ...

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Math Jokes

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I saw these on mathoverflow:

  • The primary reason Bourbaki stopped writing books was the realization that Lang was one single person.
  • A paper should be like a miniskirt: short enough to be interesting and long enough to cover the subject.
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Great quote

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From Chris: "apple is like the really hot girl u didnt know was whack"

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Lockhart's Lament

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I recently stumbled upon a link to Lockhart's Lament.

You should stop and read this right away, if you haven't already. It's a fairly harsh and biting attack on the state of math education (and more specifically K-12 math education) in the US. His main point is ...

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