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Category Archives: Math Communication
A Tour of Intersections: Poetry with Mathematics
I don’t know about you, but between coverage of the coronavirus outbreak and political discussions looking ahead to this year’s presidential elections, I have been encountering a lot of stressinducing content lately. Reading poetry is a welcome break from that, … 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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Mathematical Enchantments: A Tour
Mathematical Enchantments, or “Jim Propp’s math blog” is about “adventures in fantastic realms you can build inside your head.” The blog has been discussed a few times on this blog in recent years. Welcome to my tour of a few … Continue reading
Flygskam, Textbooks in Braille and More
This year’s JMM have come and gone, but many related posts are still available. Here are just a few that I recommend. “To be or not to be there: Conferencing in the age of flygskam” In this piece for the … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Current Events, Events, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged accessible, blind, flygskam, JMM 2020, joint mathematics meetings, low vision, Maryam Mirzakhani, REU
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The Math Values Blog: A Tour
Have you checked out the Mathematical Association of America’s Math Values blog? The site includes posts about inclusivity, community, communication, teaching and learning, and more. Please join me on a blog tour highlighting some Math Values posts that I find … Continue reading
Posted in Blogs, Issues in Higher Education, K12 Mathematics, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math
Tagged calculus, chess, college, equal, fair, inclusion, logic, MAA, Math Values, problem solving
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A Tour of the Chalkdust Magazine Blog
Chalkdust Magazine (“for the mathematically curious”) and the associated blog are a treat. Anna wrote a post last year in which she described the magazine as “filled with as much mathematical goodness as a fresh unopened box of Hagoromo “Fulltouch” chalk.” … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Blogs, Interactive, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged brewing, Christmas, fractional polygons, holidays, knot theory, lights, ponytail, representation, tangles, tiling, treegonometry
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On the AWM Moving Towards Action Workshop
In September, Brian Katz wrote a post on the AMS inclusion/exclusion blog about the Moving Towards Action workshop to be held on Tuesday, January 14 by the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) at JMM 2020. (JMM 2020 will be … Continue reading
Posted in Current Events, Events, Issues in Higher Education, Math Communication, Math Education, people in math, women in math
Tagged AWM, bystander intervention, harassment, JMM
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On the Living Proof blog
A new AMS blog — Living Proof: Stories of Resilience Along the Mathematical Journey — was recently launched. It follows the publication of the book by the same name (jointly published by the AMS and MAA). The book, which was … Continue reading
Category is…A Tour of Math3ma’s Blog
I am a huge fan of TaiDanae Bradley’s blog Math3ma. Why? In her blog, TaiDanae explains concepts related to Category Theory and many other fields of math with beautiful illustrations in an accessible way. Math3ma was launched in 2015 when … Continue reading
Interactive Explorations of Hilbert Curves
One of the most famous and elegant constructions in mathematics is Hilbert’s spacefilling curve. A nice description of Hilbert curves can be seen in Grant Sanderson’s (@3Blue1Brown) video “Hilbert’s Curves: Is Infinite Math Useful?” These curves have an impressive number … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Biomath, Book/App, Interactive, Math Communication, Mathematics and the Arts, Publishing in Math, Visualizations
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