A Billionaire Mathematician’s Life of Ferocious Curiosity

July 20, 2014

Billionaire Mathematician’s Life
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/08/science/a-billionaire-mathematicians-life-of-ferocious-curiosity.html “I wasn’t the fastest guy…but I like to ponder[;] turns out to be…pretty good.”

A Billionaire Mathematician’s Life of Ferocious Curiosity
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/08/science/a-billionaire-mathematicians-life-of-ferocious-curiosity.html

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“I wasn’t the fastest guy in the world,” Dr. Simons said of his youthful math enthusiasms. “I wouldn’t have done well in an Olympiad or a math contest. But I like to ponder. And pondering things, just sort of thinking about it and thinking about it, turns out to be a pretty good approach.”
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