Author Archives: TheCommonToad

John H. Conway’s Recipe for Success

I did have a recipe for success, which was always keeping six balls in the air. What I mean is: Always be thinking about six things at once. Not at the same time exactly, but you have one problem, you … Continue reading

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50 Weeks of Mathematics

You know that I write slowly. This is chiefly because I am never satisfied until I have said as much as possible in a few words, and writing briefly takes far more time than writing at length. –¬†Karl Friedrich Gauss … Continue reading

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The importance of sketching. The best way to learn is to write.

I have recently discovered Terrence Tao’s utterly brilliant blog, and write this post to comment on his advice surrounding time management and the importance of writing things down. Continue reading

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It was the best of times … An Introduction

I will post musings mathematical, physical, computational and any other topic(s) of interest Continue reading

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