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A postscriptum on diversity and learning a language

“The man of the East cannot take Americans seriously because they have never undergone the experiences that teach men how relative their judgments and thinking habits are.

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On Exploring a Brilliant Light

You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere. (Lee Iacocca, business leader)

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.

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Exploring Series

Speaking and Visibility: How Google Docs Can Create Co-Presence in Non-Arts Classrooms

I work in the Faculty of Math at the University of Waterloo. I was hired as part of a massive project to rethink communications for both native speakers of English and non-native speakers of English. 1,547 more words

Divides And Boundaries

Top Secret Rosies: Female Mathematicians During World War II

With so many STEM-in-the-curriculum discussions and the urgency to encourage 21st Century girls and young women to take more interest in science and technology, it’s exciting to discover a resource that shares a story about women and some amazing mathematical achievements. 171 more words

Parents And Technology


SHE-LOGY: This post is dear to me because it connects with my earlier professional background. Yes, I shamelessly admit that I kicked off my career as a software programmer working with what was probably one of the oldest programming languages — COBOL. 1,045 more words

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SHE-LOGY: I scheduled a SHE-LOGY post later this week to celebrate women in mathematics. But since today is the 133rd birthday of the first girl in this trilogy, I publish it now in her honor. 763 more words

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Gender, conferences, conversations and confrontations

My departmental colleague Greg Martin has posted a paper entitled “Addressing the underrepresentation of women in mathematics conferences.” A comment and a bibliographical reference on page 9 of the text inform us that the paper is intended for publication in the Notices of the AMS. 3,624 more words

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