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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Too Clever By Half

Filed under: Uncategorized — m759 @ 2:14 PM

"Particularly if a person thinks of himself as clever,
he will often have a hard time admitting his own ignorance."

John Ganz in the online New York Times  today.

"One model for what I’m trying to accomplish is the writings of
Martin Gardner. Some other models are … well, actually, I’m not
going [to] tell you; I’d much rather imitate these writers in hope that
you’ll notice the resemblance and figure it out. That’s a game
I’ll be playing with you over the next few years."

— James Propp, Mathematical Enchantments, June 17, 2015.

A check of my own ignorance of synchronology . . .

http://m759.net/wordpress/?p=50955,
a post of June 17, 2015.

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