You can’t prove 1 is, or is not, prime. You have the freedom to choose whether to include 1 as a prime or not and this choice is either guided by convenience or credulity.
As we approach the peak of the second hype cycle of quantum computing, I thought it might be useful to…
A snarky academic joke which might actually be interesting (but still a snarky joke).
Everyone knows you need to microwave your avocados to release their quantum memory effects.
“Mathematics is the language of the universe.” — every science popularizer ever
Wow. It doesn’t take long for a blog to get neglected, does it? Let’s make an easy transition back in…
The picture of the world presented in children’s books today is a baby boomer’s fairy tale.
An outline of a day in my life of practicing mathematical literacy. These are activities I do with all my children, ages 0, 3, 5 and 7.
Quantum Physics for Babies. Some find it hard to believe. But it is indeed a real book, and other books…
This talk was given at the University of Sydney School of Physics Colloquium 19 June 2017.