Are you a genius?

Last week I played “Bridge over Troubled Water” for my students and described Paul Simon, the composer, as a genius. Yesterday I read a story about Carl Gauss, another genius, known for his contributions to mathematics. When Carl was in primary school his teacher gave him a task to keep him busy: Determine the sum […]

April 24, 2012.     Category: Uncategorized.   4 Comments.

Are names destiny?

Last week I was interviewed by a radio-show host about my collection of good and bad surnames. The host told me later that the interview led to many calls to the station and and days of discussion among the radio-show staff members. Below is what I said. When I was a law student I read […]

April 9, 2012.     Category: Uncategorized.   6 Comments.