Author Archives: Webster

About Webster

Transitionally, I’m a math student and tutor en route to becoming a math professor. Permanently, I’m a mathematics enthusiast. I study mathematics professionally, and as a leisure activity. At the time of writing this, I’m a generalist. I have let to reach the depth of understanding that requires specialization. Though I eagerly await that time, I do enjoy the ‘now’ and find there is bountiful food for thought at any level.

2010 in review

Hello everyone, my apologies for the absence of posts in December. For anyone even tangentially involved in education, December poses an energy sapping nemesis. I intend to start this year off strong, and with that goal, I am readying a … Continue reading

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Fibonacci Findings

Whoever wants to understand much must play much. –Gottfried Benn This post has been a long time coming. For almost a month, my spare time has been filled by the brainstorming and experimentation that would become this post. It is … Continue reading

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Author’s Notes, Halloween 2010

We could hardly ask any one, even did we wish to, to accept these as proofs of so wild a story. –Bram Stoker, Dracula Though now it is almost a month since Halloween, and in internet time, that’s a length … Continue reading

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Political Paradoxes

No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible. -(Disputed) Voltaire or Stanislaw J. Lec Now that Halloween is behind us, it is time to move onto really frightening matters. Tuesday November 2nd is Election Day in the United States, and … Continue reading

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The Sum of All Fears

NOTE: This post is reference heavy. For those that feel that they may be missing something I have explained all the allusions here. Welcome back, dear reader, to the finale of our Samhain Celebrations. I have been honored to be … Continue reading

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Zombi(nacci)

They’re coming to get you, Barbara! -George A. Romero, Night of the Living Dead, 1968 Ah, you are back. You’re braver than you look, that’s good. You’ll need all the nerves you can muster here. You see, we’ve created a … Continue reading

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Infernal Integers

Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain: Through me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric mov’d: To rear me was the task of power divine, … Continue reading

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