I’ve suddenly become a math major, so I don’t have the stories and years that make it so that when a teacher expects me to know a mathematician, I do. I want to build a webpage that holds the cool and simple facts that will make mathematicians memorable – in the tone of dick and jane, because it makes people laugh.
“This is Gauss. He was from Germany. He lived in in the 18th century. He made the bell curve so famous, he used to be on the 10 mark note with a picture of it. He and Poisson were friends.”