Good stuff from the internet this past week:
- John Golden (Mathhombre) shares an #edchat conversation about mathematical misconceptions of all sorts.
- Maria Andersen (Teaching College Math) emphasizes a point you can’t make strongly enough: Failure is a NORMAL part of learning.
- Ben Deaton (jbdeaton.com) has a great article of advice for surviving your first year of graduate school.
- ProfHacker is starting a sweet-looking series of articles about using the command line interface. Talk about a lost art.
- On the technical/math/crypto side, Bruce Schneier (Schneier on Security) describes three emerging cyber threats. None of them have to do with hackers squatting over a computer in their dorm rooms or parents’ basement.
- Danny Caballero (Think Like a Physicist) follows up a post featured on last week’s midweek recap by announcing (somewhat reluctantly) that they’ve gone with Mathematica at UC-Boulder. He asks: Now what?