Monthly Archives: September 2013

“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing ….”

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. — Mahatma Ghandi Here is a venn diagram that summarizes my thinking about this quote. Imagine another large … Continue reading

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Scholars and “outreach”

This summer, the American Mathematical Society released an article arguing for mathematicians to focus only on academics and research while in graduate school and post-doc programs.  Essentially, the idea is that outreach (defined in the article as increasing representation of … Continue reading

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