Category Archives: Poetry

So Many Modes Of Mathematical Thought

So many modes of mathematical thought, So many are learned, so few are taught. There are streams that flow beneath the sea, There are waves that crash upon the strand, Lateral thoughts that spread and meander — Who knows what … Continue reading

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Iconoclast

Things thrown out from a center Cooling signs of a central fire Expiring cinders of life within Sent from a star to start again

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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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Poems and Programs

Words that do … A trendy misunderstanding has reared its head as to what the discipline of computing, and indeed the logic of science, are all about. I blame Penrose, of course, but he is only the most recent promulgator … Continue reading

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