Week 30 with our now Bannon-less President has come & gone.
The math keeps on coming:
1) Ilona Vaschyshyn is “sick of viral math”:
2) Math isn't just useful, it’s also amazing, fun, exhilarating, fascinating, beautiful (via Eugenia Cheng):
3) Podcast #3 from Evelyn Lamb and Kevin Knudson available at Evelyn’s blog here:
4) Emily Riehl is interviewed, in part on category theory:
5) Andrew Gelman with a research/analysis proposal, separating data-reporting and analysis:
6) Cathy O’Neil’s 13-min. TED Talk on big data has now been posted:
7) Here’s a nice collection of classroom management posts:
8) New 3-part series on math and the brain from PBS’s “Infinite Series” begins here:
9) Over at Math-Frolic I did 4 quickie posts in a row this week: a Sunday reflection, a puzzle, a parody, and a musing over statues.
10) Wonderful AMS interview with Kelsey Houston-Edwards, host of the PBS’s “Infinite Series,” mentioned above:
Potpourri BONUS! (extra NON-mathematical links of interest):
1) If you missed the eclipse totality, National Geographic & Cara Santa Maria were there to share it with you:
2) And speaking of the eclipse, see Americans really ARE interested in science (h/t Jennifer Ouellette):
p.s…: Did ya all notice this week that a couple of those who resigned from Trump's Administration (…such as it is), ‘encrypted’ messages into their letters of resignation. Seems like something we might all start doing, even in blog posts…