As you may have guessed I am a fan of mathematics. Numbers themselves leave me cold, however. Even some of the great quests of modern mathematics can occasionally appear to me simply as… Continue reading
I finally got the courage together to put my laptop into my lasercutter. It worked! If anyone is interested this was using a 25W Versalaser at 100% power, 10% speed, 1000ppi (three powers… Continue reading
As regular readers know I have a love of incomplete or impossible quests. One such quest that comes very close to my work is quest for an aperiodic tile. A shape that can… Continue reading
March the 24th is the birthday of Ada King, Countess of Lovelace. An icon for mathematicians and computer scientists as the first programmer. She developed algorithms that could be run on Babbage‘s analytical… Continue reading
[Update 18/3/10 The student from my Communicating Maths course who helped out with the stall over the weekend has put his story up on the course’s blog: Maths Students Read the Newspaper .]… Continue reading
I seem to be working on quite a few things at the moment so I thought I would collect a list of them together for those who might be interested. Firstly the course… Continue reading
The beautiful images that can be produced by raytracing reflection in spheres.
Some thoughts on spirographs and how to make them in three dimensions.
As promised here is a draft of my article on ideas for the LMS and using the internet for society communication. Please comment! Currently the LMS has two main mean of communication. The… Continue reading
I have been asked to write a short proposal on internet communication for the council of the LMS (London Mathematical Society). More specifically, how the internet can be used to get better communication… Continue reading
I take on Doron Zeilberger on laptops and talks
The importance of communication the the future of the LMS and mathematics