Monthly Archives: November 2012

Top LaTeX Mistakes

It is very easy to make mistakes when typesetting using LaTeX. John Cook and A.J. Hildebrand list some of my pet peeves. See below for my list.

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Black Friday vs. STEM

I ran across a post by Data Science consultant, Cathy O’Neil, with a chart comparing the number of Google searches done by for Global Warming and Black Friday. You can see Cathy’s thoughts on this at http://mathbabe.org/2012/11/21/black-friday-resistance-plan/. I created my own chart (through … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! First we thank all of our readers for everything. You all are what make the blog a success. We also thank all of the folks at the AMS who help with everything. Thanks also to Dr. Frank Morgan … Continue reading

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Short Interview with Dr. Mike Pinter

I did a short interview with Dr. Mike Pinter, 2012 US Professor of the Year for the state of Tennessee. Here is what he had to say.

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What To Do With a Math Degree

When I tell people I am in grad school for math, I often get the question, “Do you want to teach?”  This is a pretty reasonable response, as a lot of people do go to grad school hoping to become … Continue reading

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