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Why are there so many symbols in math?

I am a mathematician. In fact, I have a PhD in mathematics. But, I am terrible at arithmetic. Confused? I certainly would have been if a self-proclaimed mathematician told me that 15 years ago. 741 more words

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Anime Scriptwriter Michiru Shimada Has Died

(Source: kotaku.com)

Michiru Shimada has written scripts for some of the biggest and best anime, including One Piece and Little Witch Academia. This Friday, her daughter announced that she had passed away. 142 more words

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Brogran Capri by Fabletics

Brogran Capri

My first piece from Fabletics, Brogran Capri.

I was a bit concerned about its quality, chipping time and all of those things when you still don’t trust the brand but the company is trustful. 69 more words

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Gender Gerrymandering

This morning, quite mechanically, I updated my Facebook newsfeed. Its a bit like spinning a wheel of fortune- there is a thrill in the unpredictability of what might come up. 2,450 more words

The Madness of Professors When Final Grades Are In

What do you do when all the papers are graded and the final results are in? You go on a coffee-fueled binge of obsessive-compulsive self-indulgence, of course. 665 more words

Historiography

Scholars at Risk: Precarity in the Academe and Possible Solutions by Rod Mena and Kees Biekart

About the authors:

Rodrigo (Rod) Mena is a socio-environmental AiO-PhD researcher at the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His current research project focuses on disaster response and humanitarian aid in complex and high-intensity conflict-affected scenarios.

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Digital Media and Technology in the classroom and beyond

Digital Media and Technology has transformed how we teach, learn and present. Robert Reuter introduced us to new media and tools that can enhance teaching and learning during a workshop at the University of Luxembourg. 1,177 more words

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