Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Differential Geometry and Soft-Serve Ice Cream

On this ultimate Way Back Wednesday (#wbw), I'll go back 20 years rather than 30.

Dig, if you will, the picture*: A sophomore (second-year students, for the locals) in his differential geometry lecture, assiduously taking notes with his right hand while consuming his (stage 1, hopefully) soft-serve ice cream with cone in the other --- the very paradigm of sophistication. :)

* I don't have actual photographic evidence, even though a scene like this occurred numerous times during my undergraduacy and several times as a PhD student.

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