Monthly Archives: December 2021

Failing on its own terms

Mathematics is unreasonably effective. In several ways. And that’s dangerous. I am always surprised by the elegance of the Power Rule from Calculus. Humans worked very hard to make sense of instantaneous rates of change, but it surprises me that … Continue reading

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This Post will Self-Destruct

I’ve been working on part two of my last post, but it’s been slow going and painful. I’ve been trying to understand things that have happened to me, understand how to situate current struggles within the longer narrative of my … Continue reading

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Testimonios: Dr. Erika Tatiana Camacho

Testimonios is a publication by MAA/AMS edited by Pamela E. Harris, Alicia Prieto-Langarica, Vanessa Rivera Quiñones, Luis Sordo Vieira, Rosaura Uscanga, and Andrés R. Vindas Meléndez and illustrated by Ana Valle. It brings together first-person narratives from the vibrant, diverse, … Continue reading

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