Julian Assange, Mathematical Mediocrity

Posted by John Rosenthal

From the amount of media attention he is presently receiving, it would appear that Julian Assange must be the “man of the year.” But the sole source for almost everything that the public knows – or thinks it knows – about the reputed founder of WikiLeaks is none other than Julian Assange himself. One element of the Assange legend is the notion that he was some sort of mathematics wiz before turning his attention to the development of the WikiLeaks website. But Assange’s mathematics professors were evidently not so impressed by his mathematical abilities…

See my new report on The Daily Caller here.

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