Bits and Pieces
Thursday, December 15, 2022
Video recording of my Skolem Lecture on The Birth of Binary
A video recording of my Skolem Lecture in Oslo on the Birth of Binary is now available here . The Birth of Binary: Leibniz and the Origins...
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Voter Suppression, Harvard-Style
(This piece is jointly authored by Harry Lewis and Bill Gasarch, who is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland at Colle...
Monday, November 28, 2022
Skolem Lecture on "The Birth of Binary" – 8 December 2022
Following publication of my edition, with Lloyd Strickland, of Leibniz's writings on binary arithmetic , I'll be giving the annual T...
Friday, November 18, 2022
Virtue signaling, at the Kennedy School and elsewhere
The imperative to show our commitment to redress social injustices, even if it means overshooting the mark, takes Harvard to positions that ...
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Harvard Alumni: Sign Harvey Silverglate's petition to get on the ballot for the Overseers
Noted civil libertarian and free speech advocate Harvey Silverglate is trying to be elected to the Harvard Board of Overseers. I know Harve...
Friday, October 21, 2022
Upcoming lectures on two recent books
I’ll be a keynote speaker at the IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE) in December. ...
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
An early Harvard report on women's athletics
Harvard took over responsibility for women's athletics in 1974. Until then, such teams as existed were administered by Radcliffe Colleg...
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