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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…
Brett Berry
Aug 10
Statistical Inference Showdown: The Frequentists VS The Bayesians
Inference
Kirill Dubovikov
Aug 10
Math, Mindset and emotional design
How to improve emotional outcomes in math class
Tue Beck Saarie
Aug 15
Probabilistic Approaches to Combinatorial Optimization
Introduction
Ryan Shrott
Aug 5
In case you missed it
How to Deal With Compound Interest
Why Does It Matter to Me?
Emily Fitzgerald
Aug 3
Curing Math-phobia
4 questions every math student needs to ask
Mary Sutherland
Aug 2
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.
Paul Halpern
Aug 8
How (not) to memorise mathematics
Mathematicians as storytellers
Junaid Mubeen
Aug 6
On Asymmetric Systems
The Strange Loops of Ideology
Arda Sahiner
Jun 28
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…
Heather Mason
Jul 25
Why Does 0.999… Equal 1?!
Close only counts in horseshoes, hand grenades and… math???
Brett Berry
Jul 20
Approximate Computing
What is Approximate Computing (AC) ?
Chamod Samarajeewa
Jul 25
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90% of Statistics Are Irrelevant
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…
Brett Berry
Jul 26
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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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Jul 26
Corruption in Sumo Wrestling
When big data is not necessarily big
Ozan Özbey
Jul 11
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…
Dipankar Dutta
Jul 3
When maths screws you over
Reasoning is the language of mathematics
Junaid Mubeen
Jul 12
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…
Colin Fraser
Jul 7
Just go with the flow: The math of fluid
The Coffee + Math Series
Mathspace
Jul 5
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.
Brett Berry
Jul 12
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…
Abhishek Kumar
Jul 8
Naive Bayes Theorem
Naive Bayes Classification is a supervised machine learning technique. It is simple but one of the most effective techniques of…
Akanksha Malhotra
Jul 3