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Battles Too Small to Fight

Many companies owe small sums of money to us. Should we ignore it because the sum is small, or fight it because their loot is huge? Continue reading

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Uninsured by Default

On the shady reimbursement practices of insurance companies. Continue reading

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Another Pen Story of Tough Love

Another pen, another story about the tightrope act called parenting. Continue reading

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Home No More

On the loss of a second parent, and its implications. Continue reading

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Physics vs. Finance

The last post in this series of Love of Math looks at how math gets used in physics and finance. Or, more precisely, how one has to be careful about the assumptions in modeling stuff, and the pitfalls of (the lack of) error propagation.

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Math and Patterns

Most kids love patterns. Math is just patterns. So is life. Math, therefore, is merely a formal way of describing life, or at least the patterns we encounter in life. So, where is the difficulty in loving maths? Here is the second post in this series.

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Love of Math

This is another short series of posts on love of math — that questionable gift. Recently, I was asked to think about how to make kids love math. Here are my thoughts, as the first of three posts. This article will be published in Wilmott Magazine. Continue reading

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How to be a Good Parent

Practical advice to my younger readers. Continue reading

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