Monthly Archives: February 2011

Of passion, not of principle, or even purpose

In case you were wondering, an older post disappeared was re-edited. (You’re not crazy.)   The discussion it generated was not the one for which I had naively hoped, but one whose concerns I do understand. And if you have … Continue reading

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Everything every calculus instructor wants you to know about the subject, in handy meme form

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The scarlet letter

I’m going to admit something about myself that may… disturb some of you.   Some of you may be appalled by it; some of you may never forgive me for it; some of you may find it incomprehensible. And, of … Continue reading

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"Indefinite" is an understatement

I have a question for all the mathematically inclined readers out there.   You guys have probably already noticed that I’m a bit picky when it comes to mathematical notation, whereby “picky” I mean “anal-retentive to an alarming degree.”   … Continue reading

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It's dangerous to go alone! Take this.

Pretty much the only reasons I still hang on to my 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System are Mega Man 2 and 3, Clu Clu Land, and The Legend of Zelda. Especially The Legend of Zelda. There is still something unmistakably awesome … Continue reading

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