Monthly Archives: June 2005

Computer Trouble

We finally got around to taking my laptop, which has not really been working properly since November, back to Fry’s on warranty yesterday. The prospect of getting it repaired to my satisfaction, however, appears fairly poor. There were apparently some … Continue reading

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Two Interesting Mathematical Tidbits

1. Something I realized yesterday when reading Wikipedia is that the fundamental groups of the complements of two homeomorphic topological spaces need not be isomorphic. Here’s an example: The fundamental group of the complement of a circle in R^3 is … Continue reading

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Well, I’m home at last. Actually I got home on Thursday, but it’s not so fun to try to write a LiveJournal article if your computer overheats and shuts down every half hour. I was expecting to have little to … Continue reading

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