Personal reminiscences and survey of the legacy of puzzle expert and rationality champion Martin Gardner [masked]) who wrote the book "Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science" over sixty years ago and later played a major role in the founding of CSICOP and "Skeptical Inquirer" magazine.
Dubliner Colm Mulcahy is Professor of Mathematics at Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
He's blogged for MAA.org, Aperiodical, Huffington Post and Scientific American. He was fortunate to know Martin Gardner for the last decade of his life, and chairs the Martin Gardner Centennial Committee (http://www.martin-gardner.org/) His website is http://cardcolm.org/ and he tweets at @CardColm. He recently published the 380-page full-colour book "Mathematical Card Magic" (CRC Press).