122: Good George Dantzig!

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122: Good George Dantzig!
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In the movie Good Will Hunting, Will is a janitor at MIT–he solves some impossible math problems and shocks the professors. That origin story is taken straight from real life (sort of). George Dantzig was a brilliant mathematician who got his start when he was late to class one fateful day and solved some math problems nobody thought could be solved.


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