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The Man Who Knew Infinity to Premiere at TIFF 2015

The Man Who Knew Infinity, starring Jeremy Irons as G.H. Hardy and Dev Patel as Srinivasa Ramanujan, will premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, as one of the festival’s Gala Premieres. 6 more words

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A few words at a happy event

Thank you, Mme. Chancellor. Thank You, Mr. President, and Thank you, University of Victoria, for this tremendous honour. I obviously have many connections to UVic, but I should start by mentioning a very special one. 723 more words

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"Mathematician's Apology" Part 2

The first line of his A Mathematician’s Apology, G.H. Hardy, world renown English mathematician of the late 19th, early 20th century, notes his state of mind at the time of writing as one of melancholy. 581 more words

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"Mathematician's Apology" Part 1

G.H. Hardy’s A Mathematician’s Apology

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I must have read the back cover of A Mathematician’s Apology by G.H. Hardy, before I bought it. The notes included an endorsement by Graham Green, who “hailed it alongside Henry James’s notebooks ‘as the best account of what it is like to be a creative artist’.”  I have always had a desire to be creative, which I have been satisfying lately through my watercolor sketches. 438 more words

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Remembering Dad

Dad died 7 years ago yesterday (November 30 by the lunar calendar).  Thoughts of him have been in the back of my mind all month. 483 more words

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Dead Blogging 'A Disappearing Number' at Central Square Theater

Well the Missus and I trundled over to Central Square yesterday to catch the Catalyst Collaborative production of A Disappearing Number and, say, it was . 144 more words