Prime Time

In the modern world, pure mathematicians unfortunately do not make that much money because they are perceived as ‘useless’, working purely in the strive for a beautiful proof or an elegant derivation. I feel as if many areas of mathematics have gradually pushed their way into the realm of art, since they exist purely for aesthetics or intellectual curiosity. Of course, mathematicians do maths not for the money, but for the beauty. However, if you’re looking for a cheeky way to make a bit of quick cash in mathematics, there is one way…

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Easy as 1, 2, e

Sometimes I want to press ‘3’ on the keyboard and I misjudge where my finger goes and I hit ‘e’ instead. Anyone else get that? No? Just me?

However, today I did mean to press e.

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