Category: Education


Using chocolate to teach calculus

  Tim Chartier, an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Davidson College, has a series of ingenious and delicious methods for illustrating fundamental concepts from calculus using chocolates. I had a brilliant calculus teacher, Alvin Anson, but I think...


DMR, 1941—2011

Some things we now know to be good ideas: Writing operating systems in a compiled machine-independent programming language. Performing file I/O by reading, writing, or overwriting integral numbers of bytes at integral offsets. Creating processes by duplicating existing...