Monthly Archives: July 2015

Shameless self-promotion

flea_cat_primaryI have another story in Mental Floss this week, and it’s making me itch. It talks about fleas, which have beset my house and yard since March. It’s an endless war, but at least I get to write about it?

Shameless self-promotion

iStock_000061760102_Medium.jpg.736x0_q85I’ve written a story this week for an educational website called Noodle on creating a math-friendly home for kids. Growing up, I always had lots of access to books (and bought many), but neither of my parents had much interest in math. I now know that can make a big difference. Noodle also ran a Q&A with me back in May, which exposed my big math crush on Prof. Steven Strogatz. The web being what it is, Strogatz knew within minutes. Eep.