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Rigorous trivialities is a web log about mathematics, but especially geometry, broadly construed. Contributors will be Charles Siegel, Jim Stankewicz and occasionally Matt Deland. Charles specializes in algebraic geometry, topology and mathematical physics. Jim specializes in arithmetic algebraic geometry. Matt has transitioned from algebraic geometry to work in industry.

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# Category Archives: Math Culture

## A particularly lousy version of academic dishonesty

Last semester, a number of emails like this circulated: Subject: Math Requirements From: FirstnameLastname@yahoo.com To: jstankewatbutIdon’twantspammath.uga.edu Dear James Stankewicz, My name is Firstname Lastname and I am a graduate student at the University of Prestigious Institution studying for my ph … Continue reading

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## Greatest Moment

We just had the greatest moment of the summer school, and I doubt it will be topped. Mark Green is giving lectures and defines hypercohomology, and then mentions the musical “The Sound of Music” and quotes from it: Raindrops on … Continue reading

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## Journals and RSS feeds

Is there a list somewhere of journals with RSS feeds? I’d been hoping to add a bunch of journals to my RSS reader, so I’d know when I need to get my hands on a copy from the library, interlibrary … Continue reading

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