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Category Archives: Applied Math
iRashida: A Tour
iRashida, is a blog written by Rashida Hakim, a junior computer science student at Caltech, where she shares “problems and ponderings in physics and math, with a sprinkle of computer science”. In particular, she is interested in the algorithms used … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Math Communication, people in math, Recreational Mathematics, women in math
Tagged Benford's Law, Blog on Math Blogs, computer science, physics, Rashida Hakim, Riddles
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“Physics Buzz”: A Tour
While the “Physics Buzz” blog from the American Physical Society isn’t a math blog, there is some overlap. Here are some interesting recent posts on the site. “Holiday Instability” This post explores questions such as whether a Christmas tree, a … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, mathematical physics, Physics, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged American Physical Society, Christmas, coffee, Festivus, fractals, Hannah Fry, Hannukkah, stars
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Fractal Kitty Blog: A Tour
Fractal Kitty: Making Sense of the Abstract, is a blog created by Sophia Wood and edited by her daughter, where she shares an assortment of fantastic math content. What caught my attention was the great number of math illustrations … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Blogs, Math Communication, Math Education, Mathematics and the Arts, people in math, Publishing in Math, women in math
Tagged animations, art, Blog on Math Blogs, Cats, Comics, Fractal Kitty, interview, math, math education, Sophia Wood, Women In Math
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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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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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Math on the Dynamic Ecology Blog
Dynamic Ecology is a group blog by Jeremy Fox, an ecologist and evolutionary biologist at the University of Calgary, Brian McGill, a macroecologist at the University of Maine. and Meghan Duffy, an aquatic and disease ecologist at the University of … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Blogs, Issues in Higher Education, Math Education, people in math
Tagged Brian McGill, Dynamic Ecology, ecology, Jeremy Fox, mathematical biology, Meghan Duffy, teaching, worklife balance
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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
Old and New Math Celebrations
With all the news about the coronavirus, the uncertainty, and stress many are currently facing, I wanted to write a post with some levity ¹. What better day than this! Today is both the first International Day of Mathematics (IDM) … Continue reading
The Joy of x Podcast: A Tour
The Joy of x podcast is a series of conversations with a wide range of scientists about their lives, work, and what fostered their passion. It is hosted by Steven Strogatz in collaboration with QuantaMagazine. The format of this podcast makes … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Current Events, Math Communication, Physics, Podcast
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