Monthly Archives: March 2010

Midrasha Talks are Now Online

Itai Benjamini listening to Gadi Kozma There are 41 lectures from the Midrasha on Probability and Geometry: The Mathematics of Oded Schramm which are now online. Joram Lindenstrauss’s concluding lecture (click on the picture to see) Laci Lovasz More pictures … Continue reading

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Polymath Reflections

Polymath is a collective open way of doing mathematics. It  started over Gowers’s blog with the polymath1 project that was devoted to the Density Hales Jewett problem. Since then we  had Polymath2 related to Tsirelson spaces in Banach space theory , an  intensive Polymath4 devoted … Continue reading

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When It Rains It Pours

After our success in exploring the phrase “more or less” in many languages here is a task of a similar nature There is a saying in Hebrew:  “Troubles come in packages”  צרות באות בצרורות  “Tzarot Baot bitzrorot”.  I am curious about analogs in other … Continue reading

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