But moment picking is tricky too.

This is the second part of the story that I started with the previous post. Wanting to build a quick … More

Going moment-picking

Yesterday, while trying to build a counter-example for a research problem, I started playing with the idea of designing a … More

Solving a problem by adding 0 and multiplying by 1

Has it ever occurred to you that when solving a problem, a non-trivial step might make the problem trivial? Well, … More

Kinds of convergence for sequences of random variables

This is a quick post on the different kinds of convergence that a sequence of random variable can have in … More

A fairy tale about ε and the Big Bad Bolzano – Weierstrass theorem

I couldn’t resist sharing this! For more cool stuff like this, check out Math Fail.

Adding past infinity : A mathematician’s point of view

In case you didn’t know, I’m a fan of the short youtube videos given by the user minutePhysics. The guy … More

Neumann Series

So, I have a gut feeling this result might be important enough to remember. Let X be a Banach space, … More