a weekly roundup of cartoons, links, and strategies for when people ask you arithmetic questions that you don’t know
a weekly roundup of cartoons, links, and easy mathematical pasta recipes
The noodly mathematics of gerrymandering remains a hot topic in the news. I recommend the More Perfect episode, as well as Patrick Honner’s explanation for Quanta Magazine. (Speaking of which, Quanta is like the Beatles of popular math writing. The quantity of quality stuff is unfathomable.)
a weekly roundup of links and cartoons
Scott Alexander (a doctor and next-level blogger) wrote a tragicomic account of his skull-combusting experience trying to get a simple medical study through the ethical approval process. Mathematicians should read it, then doze through those “research with human subjects” university trainings with renewed gratitude. Continue reading
This week I’m trying something new: a weekly roundup of links and cartoons. Let me know what you think!
The big news in math history last week was that, in an unprecedented development, people were talking about math history. Continue reading