tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post4631587439891951416..comments2021-12-14T05:53:12.175-08:00Comments on God Plays Dice: Worst math joke I've heard todayMichael Lugohttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15671307315028242949noreply@blogger.comBlogger9125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-46029497871009640862008-11-20T16:09:00.000-08:002008-11-20T16:09:00.000-08:00I think the analytic continuation to reach that re...<I>I think the analytic continuation to reach that result is way over my head, but what am I gonna do about it?</I><BR/><BR/>You're going to read this:<BR/>http://unapologetic.wordpress.com/2008/09/18/uniqueness-of-power-series-expansions/<BR/>and continue back through the links to the previous pages until you see something you recognize about power series leading up to that page.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-81091146193908979272008-11-20T15:41:00.000-08:002008-11-20T15:41:00.000-08:00Then the (countably) infinite number of mathematic...Then the (countably) infinite number of mathematicians stumble out of the bar to the nearby <A HREF="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilbert's_paradox_of_the_Grand_Hotel" REL="nofollow">Hotel Hilbert</A> only to find it's full...Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-78368232645161134392008-11-20T08:53:00.000-08:002008-11-20T08:53:00.000-08:00Okay, I think I get it (to some degree, at least) ...Okay, I think I get it (to some degree, at least) now. Thanks. (I think the analytic continuation to reach that result is way over my head, but what am I gonna do about it?)Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-66880870639659565362008-11-20T07:17:00.000-08:002008-11-20T07:17:00.000-08:00Joe, try reading this: http://math.ucr.edu/home/ba...Joe, try reading this: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/week124.htmlAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-73748432465480682942008-11-20T06:51:00.000-08:002008-11-20T06:51:00.000-08:00The original was pretty good, but...can you dumb y...The original was pretty good, but...can you dumb your "improvement" down for those of us who aren't mathematicians?Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-13786909885844460582008-11-20T05:55:00.000-08:002008-11-20T05:55:00.000-08:00Hilbert never told us what shenanigans went down i...Hilbert never told us what shenanigans went down in the cocktail lounge of that famous hotel!<BR/><BR/>(The physicist's version is much shorter: "So, a bar walked into a physicist. Oh, wait, wrong reference frame.")Blake Staceyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/13977394981287067289noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-19452279615598438542008-11-19T21:41:00.000-08:002008-11-19T21:41:00.000-08:00Your improvement was absolutely hilarious. Of cour...Your improvement was absolutely hilarious. Of course string theory makes me laugh too.CarlBrannenhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/17180079098492232258noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-83000798434799711962008-11-19T20:56:00.000-08:002008-11-19T20:56:00.000-08:00Ok, there's no universe where something that is ac...Ok, there's no universe where something that is accomplished via a limit is improved by changing it to something accomplished via analytic continuation. That's far, far worse.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-46087561113387151932008-11-19T20:39:00.000-08:002008-11-19T20:39:00.000-08:00A countably infinite number of mathematicians!A <I>countably</I> infinite number of mathematicians!Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com