Book recommendations from 2020

Coming end of the year 2020, writing a short post on the books I’ve enjoyed the most out of the 40 books I’ve read throughout this year. All based on personal preference and ranked arbitrarily. Logicomix; by Apostolos doxiadis Chistros Papadimitriou A graphic novel on the life story of Bertrand Russell — philosopher, mathematician andContinue reading “Book recommendations from 2020”

On the topic of mathematical education

“Why do we learn math if we only ever need it to count the number of apples?” The morning after I started this blog, someone from my real analysis class shared the above Facebook post with me. It’s not uncommon to hear complaints about the utter “uselessness” of mathematics. Back when I was attending gradeContinue reading “On the topic of mathematical education”