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TAing at Stanford. Done.

Today was the last day for the graduate fluid dynamics course that I was TAing this quarter. This was my second time TAing, but I think I enjoyed it much more this time. I haven’t blogged in a while because we had a class of 40 students, and between recitation class, preparing homeworks, grading and […]

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A Mathematician’s Apology – Quotes

Time and again, I read books, especially autobiographies, to read about great men. Only once in a while, do I get mesmerized with an amazing personality. And when I find one, I find all the books and articles by them and try to absorb as much about them as possible. There was the Muhammad Ali […]

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Trick: Making lecture pen casts

I’m TAing this quarter for the graduate fluid dynamics course which my advisor (Gerry) is teaching. Yesterday was our first class, and Gerry used this impressive gadget to record the lectures. It’s basically a regular pen, but with a chip on it to record your writing. In addition, it records the audio as well. Hence, […]

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Thanksgiving break – impromptu roadtrip

It’s 9:30 pm now. I’m sitting in a hostel in San Luis Obispo. 6 hours earlier, I was sitting on my desk in lab, back at Stanford – wondering what to do. For the last couple of weeks, I knew I had to do something for Thanksgiving break. We get a week off. And I […]

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