The new normal We are living in a time few of us would have imagined possible only months ago. Millions worldwide are affected by the novel coronavirus COVID-19, resulting in a significant loss of life and immense pressure on healthcare systems. Millions are unemployed and facing economic hardships unseen since the Great Depression. Businesses are… Read More A mathematical record from the pandemic
Reality check If you are reading this, then you are likely a woman, racialized, indigenous, or LGBTQ+. The union of those groups covers a large part of the human race. Historically and presently, the majority of academic mathematicians, however, belong to none of those groups. In Canada, for example, about 18% of mathematics faculty are… Read More A teachable moment for mathematicians
Looking back I published the blog post On being a gay mathematician in June 2017. Two years later, I’ve had a generally positive reaction to the post, and I amplified my queer positive message out to the world through my writing and advocacy. I’ve been on a few diversity-type panels and interacted, either in person… Read More On being a gay mathematician redux
My new card deck MY BRAIN IS OPEN.… Read More My Brain is Open card deck
Cops chasing robbers on donuts with many holes.… Read More Chasing robbers on donuts
Dear Readers, I’ve decided to take a hiatus from the blog for a time. This is not a goodbye, but a pause, as I focus on various other math and writing projects. Look for new blogs from The Intrepid Mathematician coming your way in 2019. All the best during the holiday season and see you… Read More Hiatus!
The meaning of mathematics.… Read More The meaning of Mathematics