The Downhill Slope: Punk Mathematics Beta
So check out this Christmas miracle:
After a bunch of writing and a lot of structural discussion this summer, my Intrepid Editor decided we had enough material for her to... Read more
Emergency Editing Technician (EET)
It's been much too long. Happy 2014!
I got knocked off of my regular update schedule because of a long stretch of filial responsibilities, requiring me to spend... Read more
cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut
I'm depressed, unemployed, people are saying rude things about me in public and I'm pretending not to notice. It's a lot like middle school! I'm locked out of my email... Read more
Hey, it's the third draft!
In the white box with the PM sticker is a printout of my very first 147,000 words of finger-flailing. It is the first... Read more
the journey of log-base-10 of (2000 factorial) miles begins with--
I'm not dead.
About eight weeks ago -- i.e., when my last update should have been posted -- my lovely and talented Official Stalker took me... Read more
January 1st. Writing, revising. It's boring. So it goes. I found this, from when I thought Punk Mathematics was going to be a comic zine, and I was amused by... Read more
the new timeline of suck
I believe that in the first year of this project, I have committed most creative sins Merlin refers to in this talk, with the happy exception of activities worth promotion... Read more
Strongly Connected Components interview
This weekend I talked with Samuel Hansen on Strongly Connected Components about punk mathematics, cybernetics and control, performativity in math, and why some of my students think I'm a disorganized... Read more
Writing = Ass + Chair - Internet
Just wanted to let you know I'm about halfway through the first of the three drafts I'll be writing: The Unreadable Draft, the Shitty Draft, and the Sort... Read more
Punk Mathematics Online!
Hey everyone! My extremely awesome backers just got to see the mega-pile of index cards that is on its way to becoming Punk Mathematics, complete with a chapter outline! Jealous?... Read more
some frequently asked questions
I've just been answering a few of the questions I've received, and some of them have a common answer:
Q: Will my signed book be inscribed to my... Read more
raising the stakes
I've been spending a lot of time doing two things this week: staring at this web page with my jaw hanging open, and pondering how to raise Punk Mathematics to... Read more