You Have AIDS

Monday, May 14, 2012 // 1 Comment

It is no secret that I like mathematics. It is generally known that most of the maths that I’m really into would fall under the heading of “pure [more...]

Yeowie’s Technique Lab

Friday, November 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

I once read somewhere that if you took a race-ready rally car, and its street-legal equivalent (say a regular Subaru WRX), swapped the tyres, then drove both of them on a [more...]

Mid-Life Calculation

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 // 2 Comments

It is a fairly well-known truism that time seems to pass at a slower rate for children than it does for adults. One day, not long ago, I was pondering the unusual behaviour [more...]

Population Paradox

Friday, April 9, 2010 // 7 Comments

Let’s say you’re a government minister, and you’ve been tasked with the job of controlling the population. There’s one catch – in the country [more...]

Thesis of Doom

Friday, November 3, 2006 // 0 Comments

Remember remember the third of November My Thompson’s Group thesis was due I look through the pieces of my Thompson’s Group thesis And still haven’t got a [more...]

Interview With Peter McNamara

Thursday, October 19, 2006 // 0 Comments

Every year about 90 countries send teams of their six best high school students to participate in the International Mathematical Olympiad, a grueling mathematics competition [more...]

SSLC Report for Metric Spaces

Saturday, May 14, 2005 // 0 Comments

620-311 Metric Spaces is a third-year mathematics subject at the University of Melbourne taught by Kris Wysocki. The Staff Student Liaison Committee (SSLC) conducts surveys [more...]

MUMS President Speech

Thursday, April 21, 2005 // 0 Comments

This is the speech that I delivered when I ran for the position of president of the Melbourne University Mathematics and Statistics Society (MUMS). I was unsuccessful. I was, [more...]

A Poem About Mathematics

Monday, April 19, 2004 // 0 Comments

This poem was written for the Melbourne University Mathematics and Statistic Society’s magazine, Paradox. It is about an experience that I experienced as a first-year [more...]