• When Less Is More: The Costs Of Corporate Control

    When Less Is More: The Costs Of Corporate Control0

    This article was originally published on Ciennce. Something smells fishy about corporate governance today. Scandals, breach of trust, CEO hubris and apathy of corporate watchdogs make investors increasingly uncertain about how their capital is used by corporations.  The big divide between shareholder activists and corporate executives has turned into a vicious circle where failures are being

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  • How Do Most People Do Mathematics?

    How Do Most People Do Mathematics?0

    This article was originally published on Ciennce. Mathematics is an important part of modern society. Science and engineering are hard to imagine without mathematics, and even simple things such as calculating the cost of groceries involve mathematics. So, it’s not strange to stop and wonder what mathematics is. That turns out to be a very

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  • Equations On An Airplane

    Equations On An Airplane0

    A guide on how to deal with math-unfriendly passengers. A professor was recently escorted off a USA domestic flight and questioned by security staff because, according to another passenger, he was writing terrorizing symbols. The terrifying cyphers that led to this unfortunate incident turned out to be a set of differential equations. For a few minutes

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