Here is something I learnt this week: the biggest number ever used in mathematics is called Graham. Which is kind of nice in its own way – it almost makes me wish my name was Graham. Inspired by this, I decided to create a mathematical equation all of my own, which I have called “Pollock’s Law”. It goes as follows: the record sales of the artist Emma Pollock, both in the band she came from and solo, are always far lower than you would expect in relation to her talent. On paper it looks like this – T x EP < RS.  (more…)