I am a little behind the times on this, but Dave Richeson recently posted a quote from Michael Atiyah: Algebra is the offer made by the devil to the mathematician. The devil says:… Continue reading
Some thoughts on spirographs and how to make them in three dimensions.
If you compare computer skills to literacy are we teaching them just to read when they also need to write?
This piece is a ramble through a collection of thoughts linked to and influenced by the opinions of Doron Zeilberger. It starts with the uncertainty of proof and discusses the importance of computers before concluding with the future of mathematics in the large but finite.