## 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 …

April 3, 2017
Suggested Reading

WHAT IS THE NAME OF THIS BOOK? Honoring the recent passing of its author, Raymond M. Smullyan, at age 97 If you’ve never heard of Raymond Smullyan or …

March 29, 2017
General

Ever since I was young, I knew that I would eventually end up perusing a career working with numbers. I have always found Math and numbers to be exciting …

March 27, 2017
Essential Math, History, Math Education, Tutorial

Well, no, I’ve lied: not thirteen, but merely four ways of looking at (and doing) multiplication are contained herein. And I hope to convince you that they are essentially …

March 27, 2017
Math Education

Herb Gross was born in Boston in 1928. He studied mathematics at Brandeis University and did graduate work in math at MIT, to which he returned as Senior …

March 6, 2017
Applied Math, General, Math Education

A recent widespread custom in the high technology industry is the “coding interview” where applicants typically stand in front of a white board for three or more hours answering …

January 29, 2017
Applied Math, General, History, Math Education

Peak — Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 216 307 pages My Rating: 4/5 How does one become …

January 19, 2017
Applied Math, General, Math Education, Software

Wired recently published an article with the sensational title “Move Over, Coders — Physicists Will Soon Rule Silicon Valley” primarily concerned with physicists or former physicists working in deep …

January 16, 2017
Math Education

There is no one, simple answer to that question. That’s because math degrees open the doors to numerous potential careers, including many that don’t even exist today, because the …

January 8, 2017
Applied Math, General, Probability and Statistics, Software

I recently received an inquiry on how to get started in the currently hot field of data science. Perhaps a better question is: should you get started in data …

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