
Re: NonEuclidean Arithmetic
Posted:
Sep 9, 2012 9:20 PM



On Sep 9, 2012, at 8:53 PM, Paul Tanner <upprho@gmail.com> wrote:
> And you, with your mere undergraduate physics degree, having taking > much, much less math than even one with a mere undergraduate math > degree like myself, know more mathematics than Devlin, a PhD in > mathematics, with all these accomplishments? > > http://www.stanford.edu/~kdevlin/ > > Quote: > > "Dr. Keith Devlin is a cofounder and Executive Director of the > university's HSTAR institute, a cofounder of the Stanford Media X > research network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI. He is a World > Economic Forum Fellow and a Fellow of the American Association for the > Advancement of Science. His current research is focused on the use of > different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse > audiences. He also works on the design of information/reasoning > systems for intelligence analysis. Other research interests include: > theory of information, models of reasoning, applications of > mathematical techniques in the study of communication, and > mathematical cognition. He has written 32 books and over 80 published > research articles. Recipient of the Pythagoras Prize, the Peano Prize, > the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics > Communications Award."
I never said he wasn't a good populist author. I said he wasn't a good mathematician or teacher. He proposed a 100 million dollar video game to teach math! In fact, he is actively seeking investors. If you believe he has something useful to say, break open your piggy bank and invest in his ideas.
Bob Hansen

