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
My new book Limitless Minds.… Read More New book: Limitless Minds
Social networks in novels and films… Read More Social networks in novels and films
I’ve been told by more than one person over the years that I give decent math talks. These are the presentations that mathematicians give about their research at conferences, seminars, or colloquia. While I don’t claim to know the perfect formula for a better math talk, I’ve given plenty of talks in my thirty years… Read More Giving math talks
ICYMI: one of my short stories that appeared in The Mathematical Intelligencer. Enjoy! -AB *** My short story featuring a time travelling Emmy Noether has appeared in The Mathematical Intelligencer. You can also read the story here. Emmy Noether is one of my mathematical heroes and the story is my homage to her. I don’t… Read More Emmy Noether arrives in the 22nd century