Daily Archives: February 27, 2011

Strange Fruit

The poem was written by Abel Meeropol, and the performance here is by Billie Holiday. A film telling the story of the song is here. Strange Fruit Southern trees bear strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the … Continue reading

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“Caution: Blind Driver”

I was driving on Highway 406 earlier today, and I noticed a passenger van ahead of me in the adjacent lane having a bumper sticker with the words in the title of this post. Provacative, wouldn’t you say? As I … Continue reading

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An Operator Method for Solving Second Order Differential Equations, Part 2

In a previous post we discussed an operator method for solving certain second order ordinary differential equations. In this post I’ll explore this operator method a little further. I first learned about this method from an old book, Higher Mathematics … Continue reading

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