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[May. 23rd, 2006|11:46 pm]
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Went to Benoît's thesis proposal practice talk; Wrote most of the remainder of my speaking skills talk. Once again:

My practice talk: Tomorrow (Wednesday) 3-4pm, Wean 7220.

Really, however, the best source for all mathematical education is the following silly (and oh so delightfully british) video, thanks to lincoln3 for pointing it out to me: http://youtube.com/watch?v=d9UXw0fQmno
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[User Picture]From: sackofbob
2006-05-24 12:35 pm (UTC)
This video is pretty awesome, and I've just started!
"The largest number is about 45 billion, although mathemeticians suspect there may be even larger numbers".
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From: lincoln3
2006-05-24 12:42 pm (UTC)
props to QUANTZ
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[User Picture]From: combinator
2006-05-24 02:31 pm (UTC)
I think the only maths problem with a clear answer, #2, had the incorrect answer. I calculated 8 L - 8 ladies * 8 spiders * .08 L - 8 ladies * 8 spiders * 8 shoes * .01/8 L - 8 ladies * 8 stops * .08 L = -2.88L
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[User Picture]From: bhudson
2006-05-24 03:24 pm (UTC)
Thanks for attending my ... thing which might be related to a talk.
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From: rweba
2006-05-24 09:06 pm (UTC)
Oh, I thought your talk was later for some reason.

Guess I might see it on Friday.

Sorry about the room clash though.
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From: lambdacalculus
2006-05-25 04:28 am (UTC)
Again shirking the en dash.
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[User Picture]From: jcreed
2006-05-25 01:03 pm (UTC)
Man, didn't anyone tell you that the sole and ultimate criterion of concrete syntax is brevity?
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