Yea, and Cauchy did gaze upon
the paper, saying: "Behold, I have reduced the infinite to the finite;
the ghosts of departed quantities I have constrained with sigils and
brought again to life."

My friend and old colleague John Cassel responds: "Which is why we refer to Cauchy today as having invented 'the calculus of the undead.'"

Newton: "BLAAAAARGHARARRR FLUUUUXIONSSSSSS..."

## 13 September 2011

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It has always struck me that zombies probably allow for the formulation of many interesting problems combining epidemiology with geometric pursuit-evasion. Their connection to pure math was more evasive until face-to-face with zombie Newton.

If Zombie Newton has sufficient BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAINS, he might actually be able to solve some of those pursuit problems optimally.

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