Author Archives: Geoff

Still alive…

but not teaching math at Yale, for all of you JoCo fans. Goal for the summer, in addition to passing comps, is blogging about math. I have some ideas, but we’ll see how they pan out.

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So, umm, yea…

I still exist, despite not posting for almost a year and a half. Go. Me. While I still intend to (some day) continue with quandle posts, for the time being I’ll be switching to talking about the work I’m doing … Continue reading

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Kludging an MP3 Bookmark

Suppose you, a run of the mill Linux user, just downloaded a very long mp3 – for example a 10 hour mp3 of Cory Doctorow reading The Hacker Crackdown. Naturally you’re not going listen to this in one sitting; but, … Continue reading

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In Algebra, we just finished chapter 10 of Gallian. One of the big theorems in the chapter is the First Isomorphism Theorem – and since I’m a lazy typist I’ll call it FIT from now on. (Isomorphism theorems 2 and … Continue reading

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Since I have to begin somewhere, I might as well start with something I find interesting. Back in the summer of 2005, I participated in an REU; our research group (one of four or so) studied objects called quandles. I’ll … Continue reading

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So I suppose I should start with the obligatory “Who the hell are you and why should I read this?” post. My name’s Geoff, I’m currently a junior year (I think… long story that I may or may not tell) … Continue reading

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