My book, A Numerate Life, was just released.

My "twitter war" with Neil deGrasse Tyson Friday afternoon, Nov. 13th. Transcript below.

Some Wonderful Responses to A Numerate Life

How the Conjunction Fallacy and Confirmation Bias Make Fake News Credible, in Slate

The Mathematical Case for Hypocrisy, in Slate

The Bush Presidency Was My Fault, in Salon

Radio Times interview with Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY(NPR)

Blogging Heads TV interview with Glen Whitney of the Museum of Math


harmonic thoughts

The David Letterman Show

Tom Lehrer on the New Math

"an extensively kudized author"

My Erdos number: I co-authored "Truth Tables And Inference Rules" along with Hugues Leblanc and George Weaver, Reports On Mathematical Logic, 1977. Fortuitously Weaver co-authored a paper with Ralph Mckenzie, who co-authored a paper with Saharon Shelah, who co-authored a paper with Paul Erdos. This gives me an Erdos number of 4! That's four, not four factorial.

Science, science, science

Celebrity Bios Amazing Miracles

Baseball in Tokyo

World Sports

Sheila and I near Chiang Mai, Thailand


A Little Puzzle

Each of the six expressions - 8y, 6x, 8z, 7w, 7x, 6w - will disappear when focused upon. Stare at one and check below to see if the occult ocular software has guessed your choice.

Missing Expression!
Wow, 2015 Is a Palindromic Year, Equals 11111011111 in Binary
"Illuminati" quotes Check out the fourth one; I won't debunk. ;-)
Twitter "War"" - Neil deGrasse Tyson and John Allen Paulos