Tag Archive: Gowers

Mathematics is vital!

[This is a painful post to write and probably to read, I attempt to soften the blow by including some geometric construction projects I have been working on!] I write this as a… Continue reading

Would an Alternative Vote make a difference?

[Update 10/5/10: For a far less back of the envelope calculation, based on a poll including second intention rather than guesswork, you can look at this study from the Electoral Reform Society. They… Continue reading

Laptops are not the problem…

I take on Doron Zeilberger on laptops and talks

Communication at the LMS

The importance of communication the the future of the LMS and mathematics

Use of Mathematics and Hyperscopes

The new “Use of Mathematics” A-level has been hotly debated recently. I would like to start by saying that I agree that things need to be done on this topic. There are some… Continue reading

Mathematical materials

To start with a little housekeeping. I have rather neglected this blog, as the summer science exhibition rather took it out of me.  I am also going to retire the unscheduled post tag.… Continue reading


Finally a new mathematics post!.   I have been holding out on commenting on the fascinating polymath project for a while, even though it touches on my central topics of maths and communication.… Continue reading

Book Review: Mathematics a Very Long Introduction

I recently received my copy of the wonderful The Princeton Companion to Mathematics.  In the title of this piece, I could not help making the obvious joke, as the editor Tim Gowers also… Continue reading