When Female Mathematicians Walk Into A Bar

Guilty – I find math jokes hilarious. When they are in fact jokes about math. I belong to a group on Facebook dedicated to the sole purpose of sharing math jokes. They make me groan or roll my eyes and occasionally laugh out loud. Once in a while someone will post a joke like this: … Continue reading When Female Mathematicians Walk Into A Bar

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Totally Normal

For my summer job, I'm working at Camp Shutaf - a summer camp for kids with and without special needs. I double as a councilor and a personal guide for a teen with Down Syndrome. Yesterday during lunch, I was handing out cups of water to the campers and as I observed the room out … Continue reading Totally Normal

There Exists vs. For All – Math and Racism

I make generalizations by accident sometimes. I think everyone does. It's just a habit we have of not being accurate when talking about other people. One of the most basic principles of mathematics - logic, specifically - is the difference between "there exists" and "for all/every." For example, 1. There exists a solution to the … Continue reading There Exists vs. For All – Math and Racism