Is mathematics an art or science?… Read More Is mathematics an art or science?
My short story featuring a time travelling Emmy Noether has appeared in The Mathematical Intelligencer. You can also read the story here. Emmy Noether is one of my mathematical heroes and the story is my homage to her. I don’t know how to give her a voice through historical fiction, so I opted for science… Read More Emmy Noether arrives in the 22nd century
An introduction to Conway's look and say sequences.… Read More Audioactive sequences
A new discovery on the chromatic number of the plane.… Read More Coloring the plane
Visualizing networks in nature and in the human world.… Read More Visualizing networks
There are only twenty-six letters in the English alphabet, and yet there are more than twenty-six letters in this sentence. How do we make sense of this? Ever since I first started collaborating with David Basanta and Jacob Scott back in 2012/13, a certain tension about evolutionary games has been gnawing at me. A feeling that a couple of different concepts are being swept up under the rug of a single name. This feeling became…
Advice for academics considering becoming a Department Chair. … Read More To Chair or not to Chair?
The first reference to Cops and Robbers games was recently discovered.… Read More A new prehistory of Cops and Robbers
Bitcoins, blockchains, and networks.… Read More Bitcoin and blockchain networks
My grad course in mathematics at AIMS Cameroon.… Read More Teaching graduate mathematics at AIMS Cameroon