Monthly Archives: August 2010

Discussion of Fields Medalists

There is an interesting post by Terry Tao on some of the work of this year’s Fields Medal Winners.

Posted in General, Math | Tagged | Comments Off on Discussion of Fields Medalists

Fields Medalists for 2010

Elon Lindenstrauss Ngô Bảo Châu Stanislav Smirnov Cédric Villani

Posted in General, Math | Tagged , | Comments Off on Fields Medalists for 2010

MathOverflow and Beyond

By Kareem Carr For those who may not be aware, Stack Overflow is the popular question-and-answer site where people can ask and answer programming related questions. It works on a points system.  Points are awarded for both asking and answering … Continue reading

Posted in General, Math | Comments Off on MathOverflow and Beyond

Collaborative Mathematics in the NYT

By Kareem Carr An intriguing article, which ties together the recent debate over a proof by Vinay Deolalikar of Hewlett-Packard and the emergence of collaborative mathematics online has appeared on the New York Times site. It might be fair to … Continue reading

Posted in Math, Mathematics in Society, Mathematics Online | Tagged | Comments Off on Collaborative Mathematics in the NYT