This essay is not about Bret Weinstein's false statements about COVID-19 treatments and vaccines.
Left: Eric Weinstein (Source: Wikimedia Commons). Right: Weinstein (2021). Geometric Unity: Author’s Working Draft, v 1.0. Preprint.

Thinking like a Mathematician

Resistance map of E.coli bacteria to 3rd Generation Cephalosporin antibiotics around the world (CDDEP, 2020)

Left: Richard Feynman at 41 years old, from his Cornell Lectures in 1959. Right: Richard Feynman 27 years later at his office at the California Institute of Technology in 1986, aged 68 (Photos: Wikimedia Commons)

The Feynman Essays

“We have a different kind of awareness about what might happen than we have of what probably has happened”

Left: Claude Shannon (1916–2001). Right: Shannon’s notable 1949 paper “Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems” in Bell System Technical Journal 28(4) pp. 656–715.


Jørgen Veisdal

Author of Privatdozent. Editor-in-Chief at Cantor’s Paradise. Associate professor.

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