David Amos

  • @somacdivad
  • Technical Content Creator
  • He/Him
  • Houston, TX
Hi 👋🏼 I'm David Amos — a recovering mathematician and freelance technical writer. I've written numero...  
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Positions

Freelance Technical Writer

  • Freelancing
  • Aug 2021 - Present

Content Creator

  • Real Python
  • Oct 2018 - Aug 2021
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2021

Sep 05, 2021
Sep 05, 2021
Published a blog post
What happens when you remove limits from calculus? In my latest blog post, I explore an interesting definition for the derivative that avoids limits altogether and discover a new appreciation for limits and their place in mathematics.

https://davidamos.dev/a-different-take-on-differentiation
Aug 23, 2021
Aug 23, 2021
Published a blog post
I just published a new blog post about one of the hardest problems in graph theory.

I also submitted this post to 3blue1brown's Summer of Math Exposition contest 🤞🏼

https://davidamos.dev/evil-aliens-and-ramsey-numbers/
Aug 19, 2021
Aug 19, 2021
Started a community
Made a new YouTube video
I'm building a community of recreational mathematicians who enjoy exploring mathematics with code!

Every Monday I post a video with a solution to the last week's problem, as well as the statement for the next week's challenge. And you can join in! Every week I feature one or two awesome solutions from the community.

I've had folks solve problems on a Commodore 64 in BASIC, and submit expertly crafted Jupyter Notebooks written in Python.

Sound like something you'd be interested in? Check out this playlist to see the kinds of problems we've been working on and how you can join in the fun: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLIPpKeh9v3Y3ZXXsz9lVUFqQBx34BK56
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