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Biography of one typewriter (that puts biographies of our smartphones to shame)

It was a Remington typewriter, probably like the one in the photo below. It had a sturdy case. The owner used it heavily and took it everywhere he went. He was a frequent traveler.  From http://mytypewriter.com/remingtonportableof1920s.aspx At the end of the 1920's the typewriter was lucky enough to go on a lengthy boat trip on the Volga… Continue reading Biography of one typewriter (that puts biographies of our smartphones to shame)

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Work day of a mathematician

 “What does a usual work day of a mathematician look like?” (grade 8 student) “Unlike writers and novelists, mathematicians do not even publish their work too often. What do they do all day?” (grade 9 student) “What do professors do when they are not teaching undergraduate courses?” (grade 11 student) “How do researchers manage their… Continue reading Work day of a mathematician