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The Case for Writing in Math Classes
Students today often classify themselves as being either math and science enthusiasts or liberal arts and humanities aficionados. Of course…
Tech-Based Teaching Editor
Sep 21
From Theory To Practice: Representing Graphs
The best investment you can make in your own learning is returning back to to the things you (think) you already know, and this is…
Vaidehi Joshi
Sep 11
When a prodigy realises, “I don’t even enjoy maths. Isn’t that stupid?”
The disillusionment of school mathematics
Junaid Mubeen
Sep 17
A mathematician is like a naturalist
An illustrated guide to the job of a mathematician
Temitope Ajileye
Sep 8
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Why are tennis players getting older?
The answer may not be what we think.
Matt
Sep 16
Going Broad In A Graph: BFS Traversal
Throughout the course of this series, we’ve made connections between things. We saw how linked lists were the foundations for stacks and…
Vaidehi Joshi
Sep 18
The Legendary Fast Inverse Square Root
In the 90s, 3D video games were in their infancy, and the ability to render 3D graphics was constrained by hardware. This led programmers…
Shaw
Sep 17
Algebraic Structure and Protocols
This is a repost of an article originally published on my blog Few, but ripe…. Only slight formatting changes have been made.
Brandon Williams
Sep 13
Gender equality explained in a simple mathematical equation
Sometimes one is fortunate to find money in an old purse or pocket. For example, such was the case the other day when I put on a jacket I…
MsAfropolitan
Sep 4
30 Days of Algorithms —September 2017
This month, I’ve found a couple new algorithm websites with interesting problems and challenges. Check out Codewars (which call their…
Erica Millado
Sep 10
Linear Regression
“An approximate answer to the right problem is worth a good deal more than an exact answer to an approximate problem.” — John Tukey
Parag Radke
Sep 6
Probability: An Abused Notion In Investing and Trading
Probability is an often abused and misused notion, especially in technical analysis, trading and investing. Although claims of high…
Michael Harris
Sep 1
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Busying Oneself With B-Trees
If you spend enough time thinking about and learning computer science, you’ll start to notice that everything is linked. The history of…
Vaidehi Joshi
Sep 4
Unleashing the monsters of mathematics
Why school maths needs more shock and awe
Junaid Mubeen
Sep 3
Euler’s Identity: The Intersection of Math & Poetry
The Coffee + Math Series
Mathspace
Aug 30
Painting Nodes Black With Red-Black Trees
There is almost always more than one way of doing something. This is especially true in the world of software. In fact, that’s what all…
Vaidehi Joshi
Aug 28
Hurricane Harvey — The Numbers are Terrible, but DO THEY ADD UP?
(Note: I have just donated to the Houston Food Bank. See the last paragraph of this article for reasons and for details.) — — — — — …
Daniel Berenson
Aug 29
I became an impromptu science teacher today
I too got swept by Eclipse Fever on the last days and when Sunday came I decided that we needed to do something cool to see the Eclipse. We…
Daniel Ruoso
Aug 21
Finding Fibonacci In Golden Trees
Learning new things always brings the opportunity to have your mind completely blown. Mind you, this always doesn’t happen — at least when…
Vaidehi Joshi
Aug 21
The t-distribution: a key statistical concept discovered by a beer brewery
In this post we will look at two probability distributions you will encounter almost each time you do data science, statistics, or machine…
Kirill Dubovikov
Aug 18
Her problem-solving theorems helped pave the way for women in mathematics
Cathleen S. Morawetz was the first female mathematician to receive the National Medal of Science
The Lily News
Aug 15
Probabilistic Approaches to Combinatorial Optimization
Introduction
Ryan Shrott
Aug 5
Math, Mindset and emotional design
How to improve emotional outcomes in math class
Tue Beck Saarie
Aug 15
Statistical Inference Showdown: The Frequentists VS The Bayesians
Inference
Kirill Dubovikov
Aug 10
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…
Brett Berry
Aug 10