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Michael Steele Laughs Off Economic Crisis: "The Malls Are Just As Packed"

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars

I'm seriously starting to believe that we need to have a mandatory basic aptitude training and testing for public office: classes in history (both US and world), basic economics (macro- and micro-), ethics, etc. The amount of outrig...

After 400 years, mathematicians have found a new class of solid shapes

Genres / Sci Fi : io9

The work of the Greek polymath Plato has kept millions of people busy for millennia. A few among them have been mathematicians who have obsessed about Platonic solids, a class of geometric forms that are highly regular and are commo...

Mathematicians: refuse to work for the NSA!

Humor : Boing Boing

In a stirring editorial in the New Scientist, University of Edinburgh mathematician Tom Leinster calls on the world's mathematicians to boycott working for the NSA, which describes itself as the "largest employer of mathematicians i...

Delta Warns You Prior to Purchase of Basic Economy Fare — But Is Basic Economy That Bad?

Travel / Air Travel : The Gate

When you select a Basic Economy class fare for your ticket to travel as a passenger on a flight operated by Delta Air Lines at its official Internet web site, you get a warning — to which you must answer whether or not you agree bef...

Quantum Mechanics Fall Class Lecture Notes

Academics / Physics : Not Even Wrong

Classes are over for the semester, and I’ve put together the lecture notes for my undergraduate “Quantum Mechanics for Mathematicians” course, which are available here. The idea for the course was to try and explain the basics of qu...


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