Published June 26, 2011
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The Irrational Numbers Clock is slightly more complicated that the Unit Circle Radian Wall Clock. Also, the fact that it looks like a blackboard has a certain scholarly appeal. While I am a mathematician, anyone with high-school math should be able to read this clock. That’s not because they’ll know what all these irrational numbers are, it’s just that all you just need to do is look at the position of the hands to figure out the time.
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Published October 16, 2009
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Snake Lemma, via Wikipedia
It seems to me quite logical on how math classes should proceed. The professor presents some theory, with theorems and their demonstration, as well as definitions and propositions, before venturing into a slew of examples. For some reason, this is completely absent from my classes in Taiwan. The examples. I don’t know what these profs are thinking, but examples are paramount for students to understand some of the theory. OK, my complex analysis prof is good. he gives examples and answers questions well¹.
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–3 PERIOD IMPLIES CHAOS!
Seemed a lot funnier in my head after 27 hours awake.
Or more like 32 hours no sleep.
Then 2 hours sleep.
Then 6 hours no sleep.
Getting really loony.
Update: I got about 10 hours sleep last night and woke up refreshed.