Minimizing the Footprint of Your Laptop (On Your Bedside Table)

  title={Minimizing the Footprint of Your Laptop (On Your Bedside Table)},
  author={B. Polster},
  journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer},
  • B. Polster
  • Published 2009
  • Mathematics
  • The Mathematical Intelligencer
  • Please send all submissions to the Mathematical Entertainments Editor, Ravi Vakil, Stanford University, Department of Mathematics, Bldg. 380, Stanford, CA 94305-2125, USA e-mail: I often work on my laptop in bed. When needed, I park the laptop on the bedside table, where the computer has to share the small available space with a lamp, books, notes, and heaven knows what else. It often gets quite squeezy. It finally occurred to me, being regularly faced with this tricky… CONTINUE READING

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