When I'm not teaching math or programming, I'm reading books about teaching math or programming to get a bit of inspiration. At least, that's what I'm dedicating my reading to this semester. Here's the first!
Rating: 4/5 A beautifully crafted narrative about the three pivotal events that all converged in the year 1492: the Spanish Inquisition, the defeat of the Spanish Moors, and the voyage of Columbus. The basic premise is that these three events, while portrayed with religious and apocalyptic imagery, were all used as tools of the state... Continue Reading →