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Kurt Vonnegut the poet

Kurt Vonnegut has inspiration for everyone. His blunt, and sometimes crass, humor is very endearing. …especially when he’s kinda talking about math. Here’s one example: Here’s another example of how math can tell stories.  And how Storytellers can tell math:

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Requirements: “Genius”

Particularly in mathematics, the cult of genius is pervasive. Either you’ve got it or you don’t. Mathematics, the cultural norm dictates, is about innate talent. Just consider the Fields Medal: the “Nobel prize of mathematics” which can only be given to mathematicians … Continue reading

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