Tag: American Mathematical Society

Patenting reality
(I was about to post something about this when I noticed the Stephen Fry nomination of Turing’s Universal Machine as a great British “innovation” and decided to write about that first … but the two dovetail as I hope you can see.) I was alerted to this by an article in the latest edition of…

More on Hilbert’s tenth problem
One of the best things about WordPress.com is that it gives me, as a blog author, the opportunity to link in other relevant stories and so it was with my last post on diaphantine sets and the integers. The top linked item there gives a lot more on David Hilbert‘s “tenth problem” – which was…