I’ve been writing a weekly science-ish column in New Hampshire newspapers for a quarter century, but it’s quite possible that my column in today’s Monitor is the geekiest I’ve ever written: resezarch into why mathematicians love blackboards.
Not whiteboards, not smartboards – blackboards. We’re talking chalk dust and erasers made of felt, like you had in elementary school.
If you want to learn more, and you know you do, you should click right here.
(Yes, despite that headline, I realize that non-commutative algebra/geometry exists.)