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Mathematical Proof That I Take Way Too Many Photos

You might find that each year you gain significantly more images. Here is a model of the total images per year for my computer. The post Mathematical Proof That I Take Way Too Many Photos appeared first on WIRED.

The Cost of New York’s Summer Slide

In 1906, William F. White, a mathematics instructor at the State Normal School, in New Paltz, New York, wrote an article for American Education, a periodical for teachers, titled “Reviews Before and After Vacation.” In it, he soughtShow More Summary

The Mary Sue Exclusive: SDCC Exclusive Adventure Time Gift Set - Totes mathematical!

20 hours agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Oh my glob! We've got an exclusive look at this Bif Bang Pow! Adventure Time Traveling Jake Tin Tote Gift Set – Convention Exclusive, and it sure is mathematical.

When will I use math?

Jordan Ellenberg, author of How Not to Be Wrong on why mathematics isn't just about linear curves and quadratic equations and why practice makes perfect when it comes to mastering the art of numbers.

Scientists combine evolutionary biology and mathematics to reverse antibiotic resistance

For more than a decade, biologist Mariam Barlow has been working under the theory that administering antibiotics on a rotating basis could be a solution to antibiotic resistance. After years of research, Barlow had lots of data, butShow More Summary

Nigerian Student Breaks 30-Year-Old Mathematical Equation And Academic Records At Japanese University

Nigerian Student Breaks Academic Records At Japanese University A Nigerian student has broken a 30-year-old mathematical equation at one of the most prestigious Japanese universities! Via Daily Independent Nigeria: A Nigerian student, Ufot Ekong who is from Akwa Ibom

Conservation theory gets mathematical treatment

Theories used for the last four decades as a tool to guide the conservation of flora and fauna may have misinterpreted the biological reality, according to new research by mathematicians.

Deep Learning Lives and Dies By Dimensionality Reduction

by James Kobielus We don’t live in a simple binary world or one where everything of interest can be calculated on our fingers and toes. Hence, humans have invented the higher mathematics to bridge between the numbers we understand organically and the complex numerical relationships too abstract to explain in simple terms. Show More Summary

John Nash: A beautiful mind and its exquisite mathematics

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

John Nash, mathematician and Nobel laureate in economics, died in a taxi accident on May 23; he was 86. His wife, Alicia, was with him and also did not survive the crash. The Nashes were on their way home to Princeton from Norway, where John was honored as a recipient (along with Louis Nirenberg)...

Vietnam Snake

Today’s task is to solve a current exercise in recreational mathematics. The Guardian recently published a math puzzle that is apparently given to third-grade students (eight-year old children) in Vietnam. The puzzle is a graphic in the form of a snake, and the digits 1 through 9 are to be inserted in the nine empty […]

John Nash As Cryptanalyst

Rakesh Vohra of the Game Theory Society reports that not only was John Nash returning from the airport after returning from Norway to receive the Abel Prize in mathematics, its equivalent of the Nobel (the Fields medal is the equivalent...Show More Summary

A (Sometimes) Beautiful Equilibrium

John Nash and his wife died yesterday in a cab crash while returning from a trip to Norway to receive a major mathematical prize.  He is best known to the public because of the movie “A Beautiful Mind”, which described his struggle with mental illness.  His concept of the Nash Equilibrium is basic to a […]

Gnash Equilibrium

Philip Mirowski, Machine DreamsThe mathematical price of demonstrating that every game had a fixed value was the unloading of all analytical ambiguity onto the very definition of the game. Far from being daunted at a game without determinate...Show More Summary

A Price For The Devil To Pay, Part 4

(Retail | CO, USA) Retail | CO, USA Categories: Money Religion Technology Tags: Retail Retail | CO, USA(I graduated with a PhD in mathematics from a major state university, but being from a fairly tight-knit family, when a storm takes...Show More Summary

RIP John Nash

  Sad news out of New Jersey today: John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. Nash and Alicia Nash, 82, of Princeton Township, were [Read more...]

John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in car crash

Famed mathematician John Nash and his wife Alicia Nash were killed Saturday in a taxi crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, reports. Nash, a Princeton University mathematics professor, won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1994 for...Show More Summary

John F. Nash Jr. dies; Nobel laureate was subject of ‘A Beautiful Mind’

John F. Nash Jr., who revolutionized the mathematical field of game theory, was endowed with a mind that was highly original and deeply troubled. But it became known to most people by its Hollywood description. His mind was beautiful.Read full article >>

John Nash Dies: Mathematician Who Inspired ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Killed In Car Crash

John Nash, whose work in mathematics and battle with mental illness inspired the movie A Beautiful Mind, has died after a car crash on the New Jersey turnpike. The Princeton University math scholar was riding in a taxi with his wife when the vehicle crashed. Show More Summary


"These and many other mathematical statements don't remotely correspond to observable reality, nor do they have any evidence in support of them." -- Noah Smith, How 'Mathiness' Made Me Jaded About EconomicsWill anything change in the wake of the big mathiness dustup of 2015? Of course not. Show More Summary

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