Monthly Archives: January 2010

Movies of 2009, Cont’d

This post is an addendum to my earlier Movies of 2009, which reviews 13 movies. This list is again in chronological order by release date. (The reason these are not in the earlier list is because I watched all the … Continue reading

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Perfect Rigor

Masha Gessen’s Perfect Rigor: A Genius and the Mathematical Breakthrough of the Century (2009) is the story of Russian mathematician Grigory Perelman and his quest to solve the PoincarĂ© Conjecture, a problem that eluded the most brilliant minds in the … Continue reading

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College Interviews Part 2

College Interviews Part 1 contained interviews with MIT, University of Chicago, Yale, and Harvard. They are described with much more detail than the ones in this post. This post contains interviews with Carnegie Mellon, University of Texas at Austin (twice, … Continue reading

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On the Number of Magnitudes Less than a Given Prime

This post is mainly a test of LaTeX, a math typesetting language, and its built-in functionality in WordPress. As a bonus, there is actually a paper entitled “On the Number of Primes Less than a Given Magnitude” (Riemann, 1859 [pdf]), … Continue reading

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WarCraft III Map Making

As you may or may not know, I am a freelance map maker on WarCraft III, a game by Blizzard Entertainment, and not to be confused with World of WarCraft, another Blizzard game which, despite the similarities in name and … Continue reading

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Blah Blah

Why do people say things just for the sake of saying things, even though no one else in the world is going to care? (Including this message.) Also, I failed to update the webcomic yesterday; I guess I lost my … Continue reading

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