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Complex Numbers Explained
When we think about complex numbers, we often think about performing algebra with this weird i term and it all seems a bit arbitrary and…
Statistical Inference Showdown: The Frequentists VS The Bayesians
Math, Mindset and emotional design
How to improve emotional outcomes in math class
Tue Beck Saarie
Probabilistic Approaches to Combinatorial Optimization
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How to Deal With Compound Interest
Why Does It Matter to Me?
4 questions every math student needs to ask
Maryam Mirzakhani, A Candle Illuminating The Dark
One of the most brilliant mathematical minds of this century lost her life to cancer at only 40. Here’s what she illuminated.
How (not) to memorise mathematics
Mathematicians as storytellers
On Asymmetric Systems
The Strange Loops of Ideology
Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani — Iranian Mathematician and Winner of Fields Medal
On July 14, 2017, Iranian mathematician and the only woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal, Maryam Mirzakhani, died of breast cancer at…
Why Does 0.999… Equal 1?!
Close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and… math???
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Why statistical significance isn’t always that big of a deal
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The Reality of Imaginary Numbers
A few years back I was tutoring a psych student in some pre-req math needed for a stats class. We were talking about number systems when I…
The Surprisingly Technical Process of Designing a Tabletop Game
Welcome to Episode 2 of Wonky and Technical. This time, I sit down with game designer and entrepreneur Heath Robinson to talk about War of…
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Corruption in Sumo Wrestling
When big data is not necessarily big
The Linda Problem and what you can do about it
Do you see yourself as a fairly rational person? Immune to prevalent biases of the society that you live in? fairly certain that your day…
When maths screws you over
Reasoning is the language of mathematics
Here’s another cool proof of the same fact.
It has to do with a special property of right triangles: for any right triangle, if you draw a line perpendicular to the hypotenuse that…
Just go with the flow: The math of fluid
The Coffee + Math Series
The Lost Art of Square Roots
You’ve probably never done this before. In fact for a long time it never even crossed my mind that I hadn’t a clue how to either.
Infinite Dice Game
Imagine playing a dice game where the player who rolls the highest number wins. The game allows using any number of dice fixed at the start…
Naive Bayes Theorem
Naive Bayes Classification is a supervised machine learning technique. It is simple but one of the most effective techniques of…