Effective Altruism- May

I turned *way too old* earlier this month. Hence, on my birthday month, I would like to record the donation I made to Effective Altruism: I have also started reading on poverty in India. The first paper that I perused (very) partially is this. It is a paper written by two Indian PhD students atContinue reading “Effective Altruism- May”

Putnam 1994, Question 1

Just want to record a solution to a relatively simple Putnam problem here. The problem is the following: Show that a sequence satisfies the condition . Prove that diverges. I tried attacking it with the usual methods of showing that a sequence diverges, but nothing seemed to work. However, every good Olympiad worth its saltContinue reading “Putnam 1994, Question 1”