### Roy Glauber

### The Monkey Shakespeare Probability

- ShakespeareI cannot do't without counters

### Remember

September 11, 2019

### Israel Issac Rabi

- ShakespeareWhat's in a name?

That which we call a rose

By any other name

Would smell as sweet.

John C Reynolds

### Contravariance and Covariance

### Charles Townes

The great Charles Townes (7/28/1915 - 1/27/2015) inventor of the maser/laser, celebrates a birthday this week.

### Pyotr Ufimtsev

### To Russia with Elton, 40 Years On

### The Scottish Cafe

*AS an undergraduate mathematics student*, I had a topology professor who would tell his students about the early days of topology. There was it seemed a cafe where the Polish mathematicians would congregate and discuss mathematics for hours on end.

*learning*the subject of topology!

###
Richard Feynman, *Corrected*

**Feynman error.**Yeah, Feynman published an error. So here is the story, along with my correction...

### Hamilton

Recently, I talked to somebody who mentioned they had worked with

*coordinate systems and gimbals*, which reminded me I have a backlog of old blog entries that have not been ported to .Net core... Here then is the port of an old post, on the great William Rowan Hamilton, quaternions, and gimbal lock...

### He Tasks Me!

### SQL Server

### PostgreSQL

### PostgreSQL

### Docker and Kubernetes

### Complex Numbers

### Quantum Bits

The quantum analog of a two valued sytem gives rise to the idea of a quantum bit, also known as a qubit.

### Bits, Quantum Bits, And All That

Bits are familiar to many. Quantum bits (or qubits) are perhaps not so well known. They are neeeded for quantum computation, so we will take a look...

### 3D Computer Graphics, Rotations, and lazy Professors

### Orion and Mars

Sometime ago, NASA launched its Orion rocket, with the goal of sending man to Mars. A cost and benefit analysis is interesting...

### Magic of Reality Review

A review of Dawkins' work that he wrote for a younger audience.
A careful analysis of Dawkins' work is given. Dawkins' book utlimately
turned out to be a missed opportunity for Dawkins.