Category Archives: Learning

Quiz Biz

When I taught undergrad math, I told my students that tests were simply a means of communication between student and teacher designed to guide the instruction process, that it was a matter of some inconvenience that third parties had taken … Continue reading

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Survey of Theme One Program • 1

This is a Survey of previous blog and wiki posts on the Theme One Program that I worked on all through the 1980s. The aim of the project was to develop fundamental algorithms and data structures to support an integrated … Continue reading

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Survey of Inquiry Driven Systems • 1

This is a Survey of previous blog and wiki posts on Inquiry Driven Systems, material that I plan to refine toward a more compact and systematic treatment of the subject. An inquiry driven system is a system that has among … Continue reading

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Meno Meno Tekel Upharsin

Re: Theodora Goss Can we ever become what we weren’t in eternity? Can we ever learn what we weren’t born knowing? Can we ever share what we never had in common? Lately I’ve begun to see that these ancient riddles … Continue reading

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A Meno Acid

What answers to the Meno Paradox Comes in the moment of realizing — Gathering together the building blocks Is just the beginning of the building.

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Quotiens?

How many times do I repeat the same experience? Before I come to see it as the same experience?

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I Wonder, Wonder Who

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • Who Invented Boolean Functions? The question recalls recent discussions of discovery and invention in the mathematical field, bringing back to mind questions I’ve wondered about for as long as I can remember. Speaking … Continue reading

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