Monthly Archives: August 2014

Summer Reading II

People, Problems, and Proofs: Essays from Gödel’s Lost Letter: 2010 by Richard J. Lipton and Kenneth W. Regan is not a book though it looks like one.  It is a compendium of lightly-edited blog posts, barely about people, and certainly … Continue reading

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Summer Reading I

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg is a schizophrenic book.  On the one hand it is an attempt to fulfill the promise of its main title and on the other it is a paean … Continue reading

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