Cardan’s Problem

“The shortest path between two truths in the real domain passes through the complex domain.” – Jacques Hadamard So last week I was doing a quick review through the history and discovery of complex numbers, when I came across the story of Gerolamo Cardano (Cardan) and his pupil Rafael Bombelli. I won’t go too deep […]

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Break

So you all may have noticed, but I haven’t been doing much Happie Heads stuff these past two months. To be honest, it was because I was trying to figure out if it was even worth my time as I’m entering my first year of med school. First off, I’m not quitting Happie Heads. I […]

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Choose your religion wisely

“I’m not religious, but I’m spiritual.” This is a phrase that people like to use, make fun of, or both. But why does this phrase garner so much attention? I think its because the word “religious” or “religion” is so weighty. I found this curious, so I looked up the etymology of the word religion.  […]

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Michael-ing

Fact: seven years ago, I was Michael Jensen. Other fact: seven years ago, I had a entirely different collection of cells in my body. If I am a collection of cells, then I should probably change my name every 7 years or so, or at least renew my license. If I am not a collection […]

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Two Lists

List 1: What are the necessary qualities my future wife should hold. We all know people that are deep into relationships in which their partner is not as similar to them as they would like. This is largely because one or neither of said partners wrote down their values before committing to a relationship. It […]

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Why

“dude, what are you doing?” – dude in public restroom 5/15/19 I don’t know if you know me, but I have a habit of staring at things/(i.e. humans) without realizing I’m staring. They might even give me the “step off” face while I’m staring, and my dopy eyes will just hang true on the target, […]

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Episode 53 – Lorita Cushman

Lorita may have the most complicated case I have seen. Fifteen years ago she was struck in the occipital bone of her skull by a heavy backpack that was swung like a medieval flail, and then immediately soccer kicked in the temple. She has been dealing with the repercussions of this every since. Some of […]

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