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Category Archives: Mathematics
The True Heirs To Ramanujan
If you are in need of some light relief, you could do worse than peruse the opinions of Doron Zeilberger, who, if viewed strictly through the lens of these ramblings, appears to have a relationship with theoretical mathematics something along … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics, Rant
Tagged Deligne, Indefinite Theta Series, Ken Ono, Lerch Sums, Mock Modular Forms, Mock Theta Functions, Ramanujan, Unabomber, Zeilberger
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Public Displays of Mathematics
Let me start by saying that I’m in favor of making the effort to both educate the public about mathematics (as well as science more generally) and to convey to them a sense of the excitement of our discipline. But … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics, Rant
Tagged 538, Alinea, Babylonians, Business School, Classical Music, E8, Intellectual Dishonesty, Journalism, LMFDB, Molecular Gastronomy, NPR, Numberphile, Playdoh, Plimpton 322, Pythagorean Triples, red herring, Roots of Unity, Sensationalism, sexagesimal, The Guardian, Trigonometry, UNSW
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MSRI Now
Continuing on the theme of the last post (Buzzard related viral videos), you can now view Buzzard’s MSRI course (in progress at the time of this post) online here. Having previously excoriated MSRI for restricting how many people can attend … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged Brown, Drinfeld, Drinfeld Seminar, Kevin Buzzard, Local Langlands, Mariusz Wodzicki, Michael Harris, RLT, Weil Group
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New Results In Modularity, Part I
I usually refrain from talking directly about my papers, and this reticence stems from wishing to avoid any appearance of tooting my own horn. On the other hand, nobody else seems to be talking about them either. Moreover, I have … Continue reading
Posted in Mathematics
Tagged Ana Caraiani, Andrew Wiles, Bao Le Hung, Blasius, David Geraghty, David Helm, Deligne, Don Blasius, Functoriality, Gowers, Jack Thorne, James Newton, Langlands, Laurent Clozel, Michael Harris, Modularity, Nuno Freitas, Patrick Allen, Peter Scholze, Port, Ramanujan, Reciprocity, RLT, Samir Siksek, Serre, The Triangle, Toby Gee
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