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The Short Brilliant Life of Evariste Galois

In May of 1831 in a Paris restaurant, a young revolutionary stood among a group of like-minded men and gave a mocking toast to the then French King Louis Philippe. For his brash act the 19 year old was arrested and jailed marking the beginning of a year-long devolution to his tragic death. The scene … Continue reading

The Skills Gap in Computational Science

I’ve become a fan of the show Mad Men. What I like most about the series is the faithful depiction of life in the 1960’s, in many ways simpler times especially with respect to technology. The fashions, the styles, the furniture all evoke distant latent memories from my childhood. Thank you Don Draper for teaching … Continue reading