Tag Archives: words

On foundations

Jack Edmonds stayed in my house for two and a half weeks, while giving his two courses on polyhedral combinatorics in London (I reported on the second one here). Whenever we spend time together, we have a robust discussion about … Continue reading

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Apparently …

Recently I found a link to my blog from a site I didn’t recognise, which turned out to be frequented by climate change deniers for the most part. One of the comments referred to … Peter Cameron who, apparently, is … Continue reading

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Super

Superinjunctions are much in the news in Britain at present. Last year we had the scandalous case of a tanker which delivered a load of toxic waste to an African port without telling the port authorities the nature of the … Continue reading

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Bandwidth

Changes in technology leave words like fossils washed up on the shore. How many young people now know why you press buttons on a keypad to “dial” a telephone number? When Aiden Bruen was here this week, we were wondering … Continue reading

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