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A potential new Polymath project: intransitive dice

A few days ago I received an email from Brian Conrey, who has a suggestion for a possible Polymath project. The problem he wants to see solved is a little different from the problems in most previous projects, in that it is not a well known and long-standing question of acknowledged importance. 1,536 more words

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The Last Lecture {Book Review}

A few years ago, I watched a touching and inspiring lecture by Randy Pausch. A last lecture is an opportunity for a professor to share knowledge from a lifetime of learning. 394 more words

Book Review

The multipotentialite photographer

So, I was again having a WAIGTDWIGUM (what-am-I-going-to-do-when-I-grow-up) moment.  You know, when you feel guilty because you can’t figure out what it is that you were born to be?   252 more words

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Oh Captain, My Captain

O Captain! my Captain! our fearful trip is done,
The ship has weather’d every rack, the prize we sought is won,
The port is near, the bells I hear, the people all exulting, 174 more words

Poetry

End your Anxiety, You are a Multipotentialite

I am Dana and this is how my life got mixed up because of having too many interests. This is not a story of failure and anxiety, though. 1,401 more words

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Leonardo da Vinci

Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return. — Leonardo da Vinci

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The Autodidactic Polymath

Being autodidactic and a polymath are sort of frowned upon in our ultra-specialized school-taught society. Personally I believe that true autodidactic polymaths are essential to modern society. 164 more words

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