Posts tagged ‘Culture’

IntMath Newsletter: Complex numbers, evolutes, parabolas

In this Newsletter:

0. Privacy, cookies and ads
1. New on IntMath: Complex numbers and Evolutes
2. Resources
3. Math in the news
4. Math movies
5. Math puzzle
6. Final thought

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IntMath Newsletter: Graph mystery, science GIFs

In this Newsletter:

1. What's the correct graph of sec(arccos(x))?
2. Resource: Science GIFs
3. Math in the news: income inequality
4. Math movie: Benjamin Banneker
5. Math puzzles
6. Final thought: Priorities

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Math movie: The exceptional life of Benjamin Banneker

The exceptional life of Benjamin Banneker
Self-taught mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker excelled despite little formal education and prejudice.

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IntMath Newsletter: trig differentiation applet, art, music

In this Newsletter:

1. Differentiation applet - trigonometric functions
2. Math art
3. Resource: SimplexNumerica
4. Math movie: Music And Measure Theory
5. Math puzzles
6. Final thought: Challenges

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Review: Manga Guide to Regression Analysis

Manga Guide to Regression Analysis
The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis continues the tradition of presenting math through comics. Here's my review.

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Geometric shapes in ancient rock art paintings

rock art
Ancient rock art may give clues to the origin of written symbols, including early math notation.

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Math movie: How to play a Rubik’s Cube like a piano

How to play a Rubik’s Cube like a piano - Michael Staff
This movie explores the connections between Rubik's cube and the group theory concepts behind music.

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Butterfly map of the world

Butterfly map of the world
The butterfly map of the world is based on Reuleaux triangles. This article explores some of the story behind this interesting map.

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Newton’s Method, accuracy and floating point numbers

Newton's Method computer number problems
YouTube engineers faced a problem as the number of views for Gangnam Style approached 2 billion. I found related issues when developing the Newton's Method graph.

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Pedigree collapse

Family tree
How many ancestors do you have? We all have 2 parents, 4 grandparents and 8 great grandparents. But does this go on forever?

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