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Robert Talbert’s Blog: A Tour
The Fall semester is upon us! While searching for blogs that focused on teaching (and learning), I was happy to find Dr. Robert Talbert’s blog where he shares his ideas on how to keep up with the everchanging world of … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, Math Education, people in math
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Tanya Khovanova’s Math Blog: A Tour
Dr. Tanya Khovanova is a mathematician whose research interests lie in recreational mathematics, combinatorics, probability, geometry, number theory. Currently, she is a Lecturer and PRIMES Head Mentor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In To Count the Natural Numbers, … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, people in math, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged Blog on Math Blogs, blogs, math, mathematics, Penney's Games, PRIMES STEP, Recreational Mathematics, Set TicTacToe, Tanya Khovanova
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Aleph Zero Categorical Blog: A Tour
The Aleph Zero Categorical: There can only be one blog is written by Canadian mathematician Dr. Jason Polak. The blog started back in 2011, when Polak began his Ph.D. as a way to “showcase abstraction and its beauty in the … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Blogs, Theoretical Mathematics
Tagged Aleph Zero Categorical Blog, applied math, Blog on Math Blogs, Jason Polak, math and ecosystems
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Just Equations Blog: A Tour
Just Equations is a California based project dedicated to advancing mathrelated policies that give students the quantitative tools they need to advance in college and beyond. The project hopes to achieve this through research and analysis, strategic communications, convening of … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Education
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What does antiracism in mathematics look like?
This question is on the front of my mind and is followed by how is antiracism in mathematics practiced? The differences in how members of underrepresented groups, especially those who identify as Black and African American, are treated in the … Continue reading
Posted in BlackLivesMatter, Blogs, Current Events, Math Education, people in math
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Rage of the Blackboard: A Tour
I’ve always found great beauty in the way illustrations can convey a lot of information in a succinct, elegant, and beautiful way. I am a big fan of art especially when it intersects with math. While on Twitter, I ran … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Blogs, Current Events, Math Communication, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Physics, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged blogs, Blogs on Math Blogs, E.A. Casanova, Illustrations, math communication, Rage The Blackboard, Women In Math
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Bastian Rieck’s Blog: A Tour
Dr. Bastian Rieck is a senior assistant in the Machine Learning & Computational Biology Lab of Prof. Dr. Karsten Borgwardt at ETH Zürich. He is interested in understanding complex data sets and topologybased machine learning methods in biomedical contexts. Especially, those related … Continue reading
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Matt Baker’s Math Blog: A Tour
This week I dived into the math blogosphere and found this cool blog Matt Baker’s Math Blog by Dr. Matt Baker, a professor, and Associate Dean at Georgia Tech School of Mathematics. This blog was featured back in 2013 in Evelyn’s … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Combinatorics, Math Communication, Number Theory, Recreational Mathematics, Theoretical Mathematics
Tagged Blog on Math Blogs, combinatorics, Matt Baker, number theory, Recreational Mathematics
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Math in the time of COVID19
In the past few posts, I’ve been avoiding writing about the current Coronavirus outbreak. Honestly, I’ve been having a hard time coping with the uncertainty and worry about how we are going to survive and move forward from this. Around … Continue reading
Logic ForAll: A Tour
While touring the math blogosphere I was very excited to find ‘Logic ForAll’, a blog dedicated to making math accessible by mathematician and computer scientist Dr. Valeria de Paiva. She also writes in another great blog Women in Logic, which is … Continue reading