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Monthly Archives: September 2018
Once again the mathematical world is rocked with scandal. Let me get you quickly up to speed. It started when a controversial paper on the variability hypothesis was accepted to the Mathematical Intelligencer. Shortly thereafter, University of Chicago mathematics professor … Continue reading
Swiss mathematician Elias Wirth created the “Math Section” blog earlier this month. Even though the blog is new, he’s already written several interesting posts, like this one about using the mean value theorem to catch speeding motorists. In an interview … Continue reading
Hop in my Delorian and we’ll travel back in time and appropriately tweak our predictive models. Imagine courtesy of William Warby via FlickCC. I just finished reading The Signal and the Noise, a book about predictions by the American statistician … Continue reading