If my life were a car I was driving, I'd be considered a bad driver.
We have driving schools teaching us the rules of driving, with one ways and consistent traffic signals all laid out for us. And a licensing authority for drivers' licences to make sure that only those who follow the rules are p...(more)
The other day a friend of mine taught me about Fourier Series. He was surprised because I seemed to completely understand them instantly, while most people he'd taught had taken days or even weeks to really understand the concept.
Am I just that smart? I wish. The real reason is that I was able to recognize them as a specific case of a vector space (...(more)