I've been working to improve the functionality of the penal system since college. The two main ways I've been doing this are through prison education programs and political work to change the current structure.
I enjoy the play and exploration of the oldest surviving game on earth.
We've all got to eat. Might as well eat well. I enjoy making modernist cuisine.
I've designed an audio cable with a new geometry which colours the sound less than any audio cable thus far developed.
My research interests are diverse, unlike most mathematicians. Most of the things I explore are of more abstract variety: topology, differential geometry, and so forth.
The most exciting innovation in computing since the transistor is the idea of a quantum computer.
I like music. I've had a few bands, and we've done a few records. The ones that did well were pretty silly, though.
I've been teaching math at the college level since I was an undergraduate myself, and it's one of my favourite activities.
Michael Laufer | Math Ronin