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bfv  ·  389 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 24, 2018

I'm partial to ∎. Half because Halmos, half because saying "I'm done now" with a tombstone is just satisfying.

Devac  ·  389 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Both work for me, but tombstone is easier for me to miss in handwritten notes than an acronym.


I'll have to get to his 'automathography' and textbooks at some point. Mathematicians from the USA often talk about him as Poles do about Banach, so it seems like a mistake on my part to put those off.

FirebrandRoaring  ·  389 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I love watching people discuss something with passion. Even if I don't understand a thing they're saying, I get a thrill from seeing someone enjoy themselves.