Category Archives: Website

Imported “Interesting Mathematics”

For a few years I ran a blog over at called “Interesting Mathematics”, the URL being It went quiet in 2010, which was a high-stress year for me, and never really got started again.

So, I succeeded (just now) in figuring out how to import all the old posts from “Interesting Mathematics” onto this blog. Of course that gives me an incentive to continue blogging about mathematics here.

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Rebuilding the web site

I created my departmental web pages in 1998 and 1999, when I moved to Penn State. Though I’ve updated it a few times since then, the basic structure has been the same. Old-fashioned, static HTML pages, created with a text editor.

Now the math department is shutting down its server for faculty personal web pages and I have to move to WordPress. It’s going to be a bit of a learning curve, but, I hope, one that is worthwhile in the end.

Meanwhile, bear with me.

The more I think the more confused I get

This stuff can be confusing