Category Archives: EcoMathematics

Measuring Boston coastlines with increasingly tiny measuring sticks…

As I toured Boston this past week, I seemed to be drawn inexorably towards the Old State House.  Historically the Old State House was built at the center of civic activity. The Old State House “was prominently sited at the … Continue reading

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How Tap Dancing is like Climate Change

I’ve been describing my love of tap dancing. I told you about how Donald O’Connor is a bit of a idol to me. I also talked a little about how tap rhythms can be viewed a modular arithmetic. There is … Continue reading

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Cars! Acceleration vs MPG

I don’t own a car. I haven’t owned my own car for about 6 years, though a shared one for the first 4 of those. I’ve lived happily car-free for the last few years. This lifestyle isn’t possible for everyone, … Continue reading

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