## Which States Are The Best (& Worst) At Math

We gave adults across the country a numeracy test and here is what we found out… We thought it would be fun/interesting to take a few questions from a …

We gave adults across the country a numeracy test and here is what we found out… We thought it would be fun/interesting to take a few questions from a …

October 31, 2016
Applied Math, General, History, Math News

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy Cathy O’Neil Crown New York 2016 Book Web Site: https://weaponsofmathdestructionbook.com The Author’s Blog: https://mathbabe.org My Rating: 4/5 …

June 8, 2016
Math News

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. …

January 3, 2011
Math Education, Math News

Khan Academy is an amazing non-for-profit project that’s chock full of mathematics, science, and other educational videos. Wide coverage, excellent explanations, and the fact that’s 100% free to use, …

December 31, 2010
Applied Math, General, Math News

The Joy of Stats is an hour long BBC documentary by Professor Hans Rosling, in which he illustrates the beauty and importance of statistics as a means of understanding …

June 28, 2010
Featured Articles, Math News, Math Websites

Some readers may be familiar with Bob Palais’ article “π Is Wrong”. Within it Palais argues that π is the wrong choice of circle constant. This quote, from the …

March 14, 2010
Math News

Pi is a remarkable number and represents, in the collective mind, the field of mathematics better than any other number. Today is March 14 (or 3/14 when written in …

May 18, 2009
Math News, Math Websites, Software

Wolfram Research finally launched Wolfram|Alpha, the much talked about “computational knowledge engine”. It’s unusual description is justified by the fact that we are not dealing with a search engine …

March 14, 2009
Math News

Many math lovers and geeks alike celebrate “Pi Day” on March 14. In fact, when using the American style for dates where the month precedes the day, today is …

March 10, 2009
Applied Math, Math News, Math Websites, Software

Seven years ago Stephen Wolfram published A New Kind of Science. I remember the hype surrounding this book. Journalists jumped at the chance to praise a heavy tome that …

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