I have worked as a math professor, programmer, consultant, manager, and statistician. I enjoy combining these skills and experiences to solve problems and see the solutions carried out.
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Suppose you’re drawing random samples uniformly from some interval. How likely are you to see a new value outside the range of values you’ve already seen? The problem is more interesting when the interval is unknown. You may be trying…Read more ›
I’ve started a new Twitter account @UnitFact for tweets about units of measurement, constants, dimensional analysis, etc.
Euclid’s proof that there are infinitely many primes is simple and ancient. This proof is given early in any course on number theory, and even then most students would have seen it before taking such a course. There are also…Read more ›
This evening something reminded me of the following line from Rudyard Kipling’s famous poem If: … If all men count with you, but none too much … It would be good career advice for a mathematician to say “Let all…Read more ›
Cancer research is sometimes criticized for being timid. Drug companies run enormous trials looking for small improvements. Critics say they should run smaller trials and more of them. Which side is correct depends on what’s out there waiting to be…Read more ›
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