Archive for June, 2007

Math in computer games

The computer games industry is worth billions. In this article, see how mathematics is an important part of games development.

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Comparing currencies: street price of cocaine

One way of comparing the value of world currencies is via the price of cocaine in different countries.

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Bill Gates has seen the light

Bill Gates gives a speech at Harvard that encourages graduates to use their skill and opportunities to improve the world.

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My Singapore Decade

This week marks 10 years in Singapore. Here are some reminiscences.

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The Culture Code

The Culture Code gives an interesting view on world cultures, by outlining the imprinting that goes on at an early age.

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Only 39% right on today’s SAT question

A lot of students are having trouble doing today's SAT Question of the Day.

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Lies, damned lies and Bush’s press cronies

PBS's Frontline provides an interesting glimpse into the way the press fell asleep at the wheel when Bush and friends tried to dupe the world.

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Where does that math word come from?

All the history of mathematics terms that you were afraid to ask about.

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Online assessment and cheating

Big Brother watching while you do an online exam? Will it work?

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The IntMath Newsletter - June 2007

In this newsletter:
1. This month's math tip
2. Apology for name inclusion
3. Downtime on Sunday 17th June
4. Poll results
5. Latest from the math blog

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