## When Will I Use Math?

May 21, 2011
Math Education, Math Websites

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 …

May 21, 2011
Math Education, Math Websites

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 …

March 7, 2011
Math Education, Math Websites

The following is a guest post by Stephen Weimar (Director of the Math Forum) and Valerie Klein (Professional Collaboration Leader) from Drexel University. Recent economic hardships have demonstrated that …

January 26, 2011
General, Math Websites

Google Docs is a great way to collaborate on documents and for a lot of people can probably replace large, expensive office suites with a free, online solution. When …

August 17, 2010
Math Websites, Suggested Reading

Today I’m announcing a pet project of mine that I think may interest some of my readers. Any new books? is a free notification service which enables you to …

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 12, 2010
Featured Articles, Math Websites

StackOverflow is a popular community that was launched by two famous programmers: Joel Spolsky (of Joel on Software fame) and Jeff Atwood (of Coding Horror fame). The aim of …

August 19, 2009
Applied Math, Math Websites, Software

Project Euler can be an addictive site for people who are passionate about mathematics and programming. You don’t need to be an expert in either of these two disciplines …

July 23, 2009
Math News, Math Websites

We first mentioned Rejecta Mathematica almost two years ago. While it did take them a while, the site has finally gone live and they recently announced their inaugural issue, …

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 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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