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#7637

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Oct. 8, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

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//Logic period 7 Rose: Kline talks about ancient Greece in all of chapter 1, and he skips all the way to 16th century Europe. He is clearly biased toward European philosophers. //Later Rose: The Greeks denoted numbers by segment lengths. They couldn't even multiply 4 things together because they could only imagine 3 dimensions. Meanwhile, other civilizations like the Chinese and Indians took numbers very seriously. Joseph: There are other civilizations!?

#7609

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Sept. 24, 2018, 4:04 p.m.

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//Logic period 7 Rose: Lately, our baby just started screaming. She wouldn't stop until we gave her food. For the first 7 months we've raised her, she was the perfect, adorable baby, but... Joseph: She used to be the form of a baby.

Context: Plato proposed that each object had a "form", the perfect version of that object, which is what we think of when someone mentions that object. For example, the form of a circle is perfect-- the locus of points equidistant from a point. But, no perfect circles exist in our world.

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#7583

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Sept. 13, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

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Rose: Pythagoras had this cult where they believed that "all is number". So, when one of his disciples showed that the diagonal of a square of side length 1 can't be expressed as the ratio of whole numbers, he threw him off a boat so that the proof wouldn't get out. Joseph (quietly): Project Polyhedra is also a cult

#7431

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April 20, 2018, 12:48 a.m.

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//Microeconomics, discussing cigarettes as an example of a negative externality Hinkle: I hate cigarettes. Isn’t it great when you go out with a girl when you were 16 and she smells like smoke all over? Joseph: Was this supposed to happen to me already?

#7031

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Dec. 12, 2017, 12:49 p.m.

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//Talking about PChem Joseph: Water is a very bad buffer. Tyler: Everything is a buffer! Joseph: I'm not a buffer. Tyler: You are a buffer! Joseph: Well, I am buffer than you.

#6998

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Dec. 1, 2017, 12:12 p.m.

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Joseph: Name a vegetable Horne: Bananas

#6836

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Oct. 24, 2017, 1:59 p.m.

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Whitacre: Why are you guys so tired? It's only Tuesday! Whitacre: Get your 10 hours of sleep...like the doctors recommend! Joseph: You mean 10 hours a week?

#6058

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Oct. 14, 2016, 1:57 p.m.

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// Analysis 1 class is being loud Rose: You guys need to chill, this is a class of like sixteen people, and I'm constantly screaming. I think I have a new catchphrase, "Shut up, Anson." // Later, Rose is erasing something from the whiteboard Ryan: You missed a spot Rose: Shut up, Anson. // Later, JoDey's table is being loud Anson: Shut up, Anson!

#5823

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Feb. 22, 2016, 4:34 p.m.

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//Shadows are in the back of the room Pham: You all in the back! Tell me what is hydrogen peroxide! //embarrassed giggles Pham: You all from Takoma amirite? You know why I know this? Class: They're Asian? Pham: No! Why I know they from Takoma? Pham: OK. You see, people from Takoma are more book-oriented. They don' go outside or play the sports. When you get cut, you use hydrogen peroxide to disinfect it! Joseph: But can't they get papercuts?

#1882

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May 5, 2010, 1:42 p.m.

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Ozzie: The British are called Limeys because they ate limes to ward off scurvy. The French are called Frogs for the same reason. Because they ate limes... No, it's really because they ate frogs. //Later, Joseph is bugging Ozzie about work. Ozzie: Patience [with a French accent]. Joseph: Is that "patience" in Frog?