Category: submission

So take this meter stick, and imagine it’s a w…

So take this meter stick, and imagine it’s a wire – a curved wire going in a loop.

I need to kill it or I can’t do my job.

I need to kill it or I can’t do my job.

Interest rates are exponential, that’s why the…

Interest rates are exponential, that’s why the rich are getting richer. They’re also cheating on their taxes.

Let’s suppose we’re Babylonians, so all we hav…

Let’s suppose we’re Babylonians, so all we have arethe rational numbers and commutative rings.

And this is true because infinity equals infin…

And this is true because infinity equals infinity. Whatever that means.

The Laplace transform was made up by a real sm…

The Laplace transform was made up by a real smart mathematician, probably Bernoulli.

Think outside the Parallelepiped.

Think outside the Parallelepiped.

Please come to this class next week. I made a …

Please come to this class next week. I made a bet that this wouldn’t scare off more than half of you, and I want to win that beer!

Some Taylor series, like the Taylor series for…

Some Taylor series, like the Taylor series for e^x and sin(x), converge to the function very rapidly.  You might call them Taylor Swift series.

I don’t know why they keep releasing new editi…

I don’t know why they keep releasing new editions of the physics textbook, it’s not like physics changes very much. If physics did change that much, it would be called psychology.