Quote of the Day: Cosma Shalizi, or why mathematicians are delightfully different from other people
Presented without comment, from a stray announcement on Cosma’s invaluable, slow-cooked blog, Three Toed Sloth.
Every human relationship is a unique and precious snowflake, but do we treat them that way when we model them mathematically? No.
Image: Hiroshige, “Kambara,” number 16 from The Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido, 1831-4 (Hoeido edition). And yes, sometimes I do post so I can put up (and look at) pix I love.Explore posts in the same categories: Friday stuff, good writing, Mathematics comment below, or link to this permanent URL from your own site.