Monthly Archives: April 2017

Thoughts on Traveling: Doing the Math on My Carbon Footprint and Work-Life Balance

The most consistent advice I have received on being successful in math: Do good work. Stay connected with the mathematical community. Ok. How do we do these things?  Early career mathematicians are especially encouraged to: Collaborate. Go to conferences. Participate … Continue reading

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Math is Like Science, Only with Proof

Math is not science.  Sciences seek to understand some aspect of phenomena, and is based on empirical observations, while math seeks to use logic to understand and often prove relationships between quantities and objects which may relate to no real … Continue reading

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