Two of my favourite things in the world are kids and art, and this Saturday I got to experience a bit of both. My friend Anna teaches a kid’s cartooning class, but this week she took a well-deserved trip so she asked if I could fill in for her. There were 6 kids in the […]
Going to the first lecture of a course is a bit like going on a first date. You’re nervous… He/she is nervous… You’re hoping it’s going to work out. He/she is trying to make a good first impression. You’re ready for the commitment. He/she is very qualified for the position. And it’s all riding on […]
I sit beside… What’s-his-face? I was running a bit late for my first ever comp sci lecture, so I sat down in the first empty seat I saw in the packed room and I let out a breath of relief that the class hadn’t started yet. I found myself sitting beside this random guy I […]
We were talking about true and false statements in proofs the other day. This is the example that our Prof. gave us. Surprisingly, according to proofs definitions, this is a true statement! WHO KNEW?
Prove that a number x 0 = 0. Easy right? Nope. In proofs this question took half an hour, a couple of chalkboards, and a lot of pain. And this question, overall, is a good representation of the rest of the course. Calc. 135, on the other hand, has been very doable. Most of the […]
Let’s be honest, talking to professors can be extremely intimidating! Especially since the only time we really see them is when they’re casually giving a speech to hundreds of students… No biggie! While doing so, they never stutter in their analysis of so and so, and they never forget how to prove that obscure equation. […]