How else are we going to get funding if we don’t make our equations sound fun and engaging?

28 Feb 2020

In mathematics, this is known as “proof by circularity”, and is partly where I got the idea for this comic (from someone else).

However, my *real* motivation came from the fact that I was looking at the literature for a specific topic, and I kept on seeing the same few papers being referenced. I was hoping to find something new, but I couldn’t seem to break this “bubble” of citations.

He also doesn’t believe in exhaustion, since you can’t check each case. Nor is he a fan of the continuum.

14 Feb 2020

“To prove this statement, I invoke Theorem 3.2 of our textbook in conjunction with Corollary 67.1, which together implies our result trivially.”

12 Feb 2020

The side job of a scientist is being a public advocate for science anyway. I guess we are close to politicians after all.

10 Feb 2020

I just try to be unreasonable all the time. Much easier to be consistent.

07 Feb 2020