Date: Aug 7, 2013 10:23 PM
Author: Richard Hake
Subject: A Global Tribute to Al Bartlett

Some subscribers to Math-Teach might be interested in a recent post 
"A Global Tribute to Al Bartlett" [Hake (2013)]. The abstract reads:

ABSTRACT: On 23 July 2013 Al Bartlett, in a post "My Cancer," to the
discussion list Physoc wrote that his non-Hodgkins Lymphoma,
previously dormant, has returned such that doctors had given him "30
days, plus or minus."

A discussion list subscriber "S" suggested to me that:

(a) as a global tribute to Bartlett, people be invited to view his
famous 8 part You Tube lecture series "Arithmetic, Population, and
Energy" at <> (aptly tabbed "The Most Important
Video You'll Ever See"; and

(b) the goal should be to increase the total number of views for the
series from its present 9.19 million to at least 10 million.

For information on Al Bartlett and his work see (a) Bartlett's
website <http://www.AlBartlett.ORG/> with its extensive collection of
his articles, presentations, and interviews; and (b) the Wikipedia
entry <>.

Congratulations to Al Bartlett for his indefatigable concentration on
human overpopulation <>, the overriding threat
to life on Planet Earth.

I hope that many of you will now click on <> so
at to view Part 1 of Al's masterful explanation of exponential growth.


To access the complete 6 kB post please click on <>.

Richard Hake, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Indiana University
Links to Articles: <>
Twitter: <

"The greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand
the exponential function."
- Al Bartlett

REFERENCES [URL's shortened by <> and accessed on 07
August 2013.]
Hake, R.R. 2013. "A Global Tribute to Al Bartlett " online on the
OPEN! Net-Gold archives at <>. Post of 07 Aug
2013 13:34:10-0700 to AERA-L and Net-Gold. The abstract and link to
the complete post are being distributed to various discussion lists
and are on my blog "Hake'sEdStuff" at <> with a
provision for comment.