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Author: MathBlog Team

Last month, the mathematics and tech communities lost a giant. Solomon Golomb’s discoveries in polynomials led to technology behind some of the most used devices society depends on today. …

Last week I solicited your feedback via a quick survey. Today I’m sharing the aggregated, non-identifiable information with you. It should give us a better picture of this community. …

One of the coolest projects I work on at IBM is called the Data Scientist Workbench. It’s a free all-in-one solution for people interested in performing data analysis. Naturally, …

Several years ago (wow, it was 2008 – how time flies!), I wrote about The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. At the time I dubbed it, “the nicest math book …

From the Beginning… Originally, Wolfram’s programing language was utilized primarily by mathematicians to solve complex equations and design advanced mathematical models. Mathematica, as the language was first called, provided …

A group of researchers in philosophy, psychology and mathematics are requesting the assistance of the mathematical community by participating in a survey about mathematicians’ philosophical intuitions. The survey is …

The following is a list of 46 interesting math books that were released in 2011. As some of you know, I run a service called Any New Books?, which …

singingbanana released an interesting video about the odds of flipping 10 heads in a row. It is basic probability and the video is entertaining enough to warrant sharing it …

There is a new online initiative called We Use Math, which is meant to address and answer one of the most common questions that high school students have: when …

We’d love to hear from you about how we’re doing and what we can do to improve things here at Math Blog. We’d also like to learn a bit …