# Tag Archives: mathematics

## Leaving Academics

For academics, mid-winter is a reflective time of year. It was about this time, 3 years ago that I wrote an article reflecting on my own move to industry. Perhaps it’s because this is the time when academic jobs are … Continue reading

## Science March Draws Controversy.

There is something about airing dirty laundry that makes everyone uncomfortable. And we scientists have some dirty laundry… And we are struggling to interface with the world about our feelings. Continue reading

## Alternate Mathematics

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

## 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

## Steppin’ Up Challenge, Part 3

Welcome to the third and final part of the Steppin Up Challenge analysis! If you missed part 1 & 2, I encourage you to check it out here and here. So, here we are, analyzing the results of the 20 competitors in … Continue reading

## Math in the Media: August 2016

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

## Steppin’ Up Challenge, Part 1

Last month, I participated in a team building “Steppin Up Challenge” at work. We all had pedometers and logged our daily step count for 4 weeks. We also included our number of active minutes. How do our steps and active minutes stack up against each other and against the national average? Continue reading