This is the most “unique” PhD thesis I have ever seen. Very special, and humorous to read, and coming from the most elite institution Princeton, under the guidance of Fields Medalist Manjul Bhargava.
Piper Harron is a mathematician who is very happy to be here, and yes, is having a great time, despite the fact that she is standing alone awkwardly by the food table hoping nobody will talk to her.
Piper, would you care to write a mathbabe post describing your thesis, and yourself, and anything else you’d care to mention?
When Cathy (Cathy? mathbabe?) asked if I would like to write a mathbabe post describing my thesis, and myself, and anything else I’d care to mention, I said “sure!” because that is objectively the right answer. I then immediately plunged into despair.
Describe my thesis? My thesis is this thing that was initially going to be a grenade launched at my ex-prison, for better or for worse, and instead turned into some kind of positive seed bomb where flowers have sprouted beside the foundations I thought I wanted to crumble…
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