Financial Times op-ed

I wrote an op-ed in the Financial Times with Bart Schermer. It’s behind the paywall unfortunately, but hopefully some of you have subscriptions:

 

Audit the algorithms that are ruling our lives

 

 

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Nerd childhood piece: how I decided to become a mathematician

July 21, 2018 Comments off

I’ve got a new Bloomberg View column out about how I decided to become a mathematician:

How Dominoes Helped Make Me a Mathematician

Proofs can be empowering

My other Bloomberg columns are listed here.

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Science For The People back in action!

July 10, 2018 Comments off

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The good folks at Science For The People are hosting an event to celebrate their first publication in a long while (see more about the history of SftP here):

 

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Celebrate the return of Science for the People! Join us for the premiere viewing of the mini-documentary about SftP’s revitalization and readings from our first publication since 1989: a collection of essays about the science and politics of geoengineering.

Doors: 6:30pm
Showtime: 7:00pm
Address: Caveat NYC, 21A Clinton Street, New York NY 10002
Tickets: $15 adv / $20 door

 

I hope I see you there!

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The Failure of Ed Reform

June 27, 2018 Comments off

I’ve got a new Bloomberg View column out about the failure of the Gates Foundation’s Education Reform:

Here’s How Not to Improve Public Schools

 

My other Bloomberg columns are listed here.

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Everyone Should Hate Google Glasses

June 24, 2018 Comments off

I wrote a new Bloomberg View essay about two of my favorite things to hate, Google Glasses and airplane flights:

 

My other Bloomberg columns are listed here.

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College Admissions Will Never Be Fair

I wrote a new Bloomberg View essay about the Harvard admissions kerfuffle:

College Admissions Will Never Be Fair

 

My other Bloomberg columns are listed here.

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Facebook should be testing election results

June 11, 2018 Comments off

I wrote a new Bloomberg View essay about the upcoming elections:

Let’s Send Facebook Some Election Observers

 

My other Bloomberg columns are listed here.

 

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