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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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Pinpoint the moment when…

Graphs and data are always there for us, especially if we want to look back in time and find the exact moment that something changed. Today I’m presenting a bit of a poem of images about time series. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Saving Private Martian

The Martian was released into theaters on Friday. It’s a great film! Yet again, we have put Matt Damon into a dangerous situation that requires a rescue! So, I want to know: How much has makind spent trying to save Matt Damon? Continue reading

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An Unexpectedly Long Journey

Every book lover loves to talk about how horribly the filmmakers screwed up when they deleted/added/changed a scene from our favorite book. The desire stems from our deeply rooted need to compare the two mediums, as if it was somehow … Continue reading

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