Dr Jesse Ratzkin

# Links

- UCT links
- Departments: mathematics and applied mathematics, physics, statistics, and computer science
- the science faculty and its handbooks
- UCT webmail
- Vula
- the UCT research office and the National Research Foundation

- Mathematics links
- the arXiv, which hosts an ever-growing number of preprints in all areas of mathematics, and more
- mathscinet, which is a big database of research articles, complete with abstracts
- online repositories of old articles: JSTOR, Numdam (French), Gottinger Digitalization Project (German), Digizeitschriften (Germany), Seals (Switzerland), Project Euclid, and lists by Cornell and Stony Brook
- the MIT open course wares in mathematics: free course materials for one of the best mathematics departments in the world
- societies: the American Mathematical Society, the South African Mathematical Society, and the European Mathematical Society
- conference centers: MSRI in Berkeley, BIRS in Banff, and Oberwolfach in Germany
- I was fortunate to go to school at UC Berkeley (for undergrad) and U. Washington (for my PhD).
- I was also lucky to have Dan Pollack as an advisor.
- Before coming to Cape Town I worked at the University of Utah, the University of Connecticut, the University of Georgia, and University College Cork (which is in Ireland).

- Other links
- McSweeney's, which has some of the best writing available.
- The New York Times, which might not be all the news fit to print, but is still a damn good window to the world
- Wunderground, linked because too many people want to talk about the weather
- Commentary: Ted Rall, Matt Bors, and Tim Eagan
- more frivolous: Too Much Coffee Man, Cat and Girl and XKCD
- Music: Aum Fidelity and Tzadik and Sublime Frequencies and Kill Rock Stars
- Great memories: the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective and Bike Athens
- the Bicycle Empowerment Network of South Africa
- the Hub, online bikes forum here in RSA
- the Fixed Gear Gallery
- cycling comentary: Pave, the Inner Ring, and the Boulder Report
- bikes & blogs: the Fat Cyclist, Bad Idea Racing, Fyxomatosis 18 Miles per Hour, the Cycling Inquisition, and While Out Riding