Monthly Archives: November 2008

Cows, Colleges and Contentment

It must be something in the milk. For expository writers who specialize in mathematical subject matter, there’s a strange attractor in Northfield, Minnesota. That’s where Lynn Arthur Steen and his colleagues produced “telegraphic reviews” of mathematical writing for many years. … Continue reading

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Monthly spam update

Wall Street may have had its worst month ever, but the spam market has been booming. As faithful readers know, I’ve been tracking my incoming spam for several years now. (If you’re utterly sick of reading about this strange obsession, … Continue reading

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