This post is broken up into two parts. You can read part one here. You are both happiest and most effective when you are so absorbed in what you are doing that for a while you forget the limited being that is actually performing it. - G.H. Hardy Mathematics is a young person's game, or so it is said. Galois, who laid the foundations of abstract algebra, died at twenty-one. Abel, who the Abel Prize (the "Nobel Prize of mathematics") is named after, died at twenty-six. Ramanujan, a mathematical genius from India with no formal training in pure math, died at thirty-three. Riemann, of the famous Riemann Hypothesis and countless other contributions, at forty. (Is this argument falling prey to

## Makers of Patterns: Part 2

## Makers of Patterns: Part 2

## Makers of Patterns: Part 2

This post is broken up into two parts. You can read part one here. You are both happiest and most effective when you are so absorbed in what you are doing that for a while you forget the limited being that is actually performing it. - G.H. Hardy Mathematics is a young person's game, or so it is said. Galois, who laid the foundations of abstract algebra, died at twenty-one. Abel, who the Abel Prize (the "Nobel Prize of mathematics") is named after, died at twenty-six. Ramanujan, a mathematical genius from India with no formal training in pure math, died at thirty-three. Riemann, of the famous Riemann Hypothesis and countless other contributions, at forty. (Is this argument falling prey to