5 thoughts on “Math Apocalypto

  1. Appropo of solving important problems in mathematics, I see that Rudy Rucker’s new book Mathematicians in Love is (IMHO) his funniest since Master of Space and Time.

    Thus, Rucker has solved the following important problem: the problem of holiday gift-giving for the young mathematicians in your life!

  2. If you’d been away for more than a week the reals would have become countable, 0.9 recurring would have become less than 1 and someone would have found a counterexample to Fermat’s Last Theorem.

    Next time take a month’s vacation, then mathematics would become really interesting.

  3. I’m glad I got back when I did. I wouldn’t have wanted to miss out on Time Magazine naming me their Person of the Year.

  4. What are you talking about? You must have received the wrong copy of Time because I assure you it was me who was named Person of the year.

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