Category Archives: Communicating Math

Simon’s Cat

As a gamer, the holidays give me opportunities to play games with non-gamers. People like my family. Or, more relevantly to this article, people like my niece. Here’s what you need to know about my niece: she is 6 years … Continue reading

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Alternate Mathematics

Alternate Mathematics: sometimes things seem too good to be true. #AltMath

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Those Topologists…

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Indexical Visualization

Indexical Visualization is about visualizing something by looking at the actual thing.  Most of the time we take the event and turn it into numbers (data), then we take those numbers and create a visualization out of them. The idea … Continue reading

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Math in the Media: October 2016

The internet had lots of great and terrible uses of math and mathematical visualizations in October 2016! This is our opportunity to applaud the winners and be confused by the blunders. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. The Gold … Continue reading

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Math and Movies: White House Panel

On October 28, 2016, the white house hosted a panel on “Math and the Movies” where they spoke with DJ Patil, US chief data scientist, Andrea Hariston,  applied mathematician from NSA, Jeremy Irons, cast member from “The Man who knew … Continue reading

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Trade agreements of dining out

Social Mathematics can sometimes be considered Economics. And here is a lovely explanation of how two countries (or people) can share food when dining out. Enjoy! I am eternally astonished to find not only that many couples I know failed … Continue reading

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