Happy Monday!

It is very fitting that my first blog post while at Bucknell comes from a conversation with a Bucknell alum, my friend, Juliana Su. She sends me a “Happy Friday!” message each Friday (and I must say, I’m pretty impressed…

A Thought on Diversity

Over time, I have come to adopt the perspective that diversity and inclusion at the university level is not only about “access”, though the access argument is an important one: it is, more importantly, about “practice”. The university is a…

Mobile health systems: what should we call them?

My thesis proposal had the odd term “sense-only body sensor networks” in it to describe wearable or implantable mobile health systems whose primary purpose is to provide information about humans (and potentially their immediate environment). There is an interesting story…

Logarithms and their properties: ‘simple proofs’

I was thinking recently about the operator that Leslie Lamport describes in his book “Specifying Systems: The TLA+ Language and Tools for Hardware and Software Engineers”. He uses it to describe things like division where a unique number is defined…

Playing Around with Typesetting Math