“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.” — John von Neumann
- August 1, 2012: Reading "Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet", which narrates a quest to discover the physical nature of the internet (the kind susceptible to squirrel teeth). I am enjoying the literary flair but wouldn't mind more technical (even if incomprehensible) details.
- February 22, 2012: Learning about a new large cardinal axiom: the global reflection principle introduced by Philip Welch.
- February 15, 2012: Reading "The Quantum Universe" and appreciating the daring use of actual mathematics in a popular science text.
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