Rose: I walked into a class and some yahoo had written Pascal's triangle on the board up to level 15 or something Rose: clearly this person doesn't understand math or the binomial theorem because they needed to go that far to get the numbers Student: that was Kirk
Kirk: I'll publically come to classes to say "hi". Kirk: Specifically Mr. Lodal's -- to annoy him.
Kirk: I do not personally want to kick Baby Yoda.
// about stein Kirk: Whenever you ask him how he his, he just says "adequate". Kirk: When I first met him, four years ago, I said, "Hey, how're you doing?" "Adequate." Kirk: Later, recently, when I saw him again for the first time in 13 months, I asked him how he was, and he said "Adequate." Kirk: He's just always adequate.
// talking about sending out deliberately defective products Kirk: We are, after all, the nefarious Apple corporation.
// after student talks about learning to use OBS Kirk: Next thing you know, you'll be a successful streamer making millions of dollars doing something that doesn't help society at all.
Kirk, writing: If a lim (n -> inf) S_n does not exist then we say the series "S" *diverges* (and is trash 🗑️) // later, conclusions about a divergent series Kirk: It's not really a number. It's trash. It's not really useful to us. // later, conclusions about a different, more interesting divergent series Kirk: It's trash. ... It's beautiful trash; trash can be beautiful. // later, he calls another divergent series trash, draws trash can, then draws smiley face on trash can Kirk: And here's Grouch from Sesame Street. Kirk: Very bad version of Grouch from Sesame Street.
Kirk: Today is just a day where we are posing lots of questions and getting no answers.
Kirk: We have ten sections to get through today ... if we don't, that's okay. Kirk: That's the beauty of Functions. There's just always more.
Kirk: I think you will agree with me, but you reserve the right to ... not agree with me.