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Calculus is topology. The reason is that the matrix of the exterior derivative is equivalent to the transpose of the matrix of the boundary operator. That fact has been known for some time, but its practical consequences have only been … Continue reading

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http://video.ted.com/assets/player/swf/EmbedPlayer.swf rats’ brains, and presumably ours, tessellate the plane surface we walk on with multiple overlapping triangular grids (is there a mathematical reason triangles are optimal? euler characteristic, perhaps?) “path” neurons in the hippocampus fire as we cross these grids … Continue reading

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Beyond Between Good and Evil

“Adults have to deal with moral grey areas” “I’m not liberal or conservative, I guess I’m somewhere in the middle” “It may be helpful to think of data science and business intelligence as being on two ends of the same … Continue reading

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