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Dr. Parthasarathy S
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FOSS activist, teaches discrete maths
FOSS activist, teaches discrete maths

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13-2016 Beware of unscrupulous impostors
QUOTE Open letter to Open Source for You (OSFY) I am thoroughly disappointed with the latest issue of OSFY (November 2016). You seem to be using the Open Source label for promoting Microsoft (Windows) in subtle and clandestine ways. I remember I have war...

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12-2016 Men of mathematics -- a book review
Men of Mathematics: The Lives and Achievements of the Great Mathematicians

from Zeno to Poincare, by E. T. Bell I discovered a great book today `` Men of Mathematics: The Lives and
Achievements of the Great Mathematicians from Zeno to Poincare '', by E.
T...

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11-2016 Enjoy this Major Technology Breakthrough !
Announcing the new Built-in Orderly Organized Knowledge-device (BOOK). The
BOOK is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology: No wires, no electric
circuits, no batteries, nothing to be connected or switched on. It's so
easy to use even a child can o...

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10-2016 Another incredible story of a woman mathematician
Christine Ladd-Franklin Did a PhD dissertation: "On the Algebra of Logic" at The Johns Hopkins University 1926 (1882) UnitedStates Her dissertation was completed in 1882, however, the school did not award her with a Ph.D until 1926.
She waited 44 years to ...

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9-2016 Analysts should not join the army.
René Eugène Gâteaux (5 May 1889 – 3 October 1914), was a French mathematician. He is known for the Gâteaux derivative. The Gâteaux derivative is a generalization of the concept of directional derivative in differential calculus. It is defined for functions ...

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8-2016 Toplogists should not go swimming
Pavel Urysohn (1898-1924) was a Russian mathematician of Jewish origin who is best known for his contributions in dimension theory, and for developing Urysohn's Metrization Theorem and Urysohn's Lemma, both of which are fundamental results in topology. Urys...

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7-2016 Algebraists are also human
Yutaka Taniyama (12 November 1927 – 17 November 1958) was a Japanese mathematician known for the Taniyama–Shimura-Weil conjecture. This conjecture inspired Andrew Wiles to work for a number of years in secrecy on it, and to prove enough of it to prove Ferm...

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6-2016 Taxis are no good for game theorists
John Forbes Nash, Jr. (June 13, 1928 – May 23, 2015) was an American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to game theory, differential geometry, and the study of partial differential equations.[2][3] Nash's work has provided insight into the fac...

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5-2016 Do not depend on your wife for food
Kurt Friedrich Gödel (April 28, 1906 – January 14, 1978) was an Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and philosopher. Considered with Aristotle and Gottlob Frege to be one of the most significant logicians in history, Gödel made an immense...
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