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Freeman Dyson as remembered by Tim O’Reilly

Legendary physicist and mathematician Freeman Dyson, whose mind-blowing work ranged from quantum electrodynamics to nuclear engineering to the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, died last week at 96-years-old. Tim O'Reilly just published a tribute to Dyson's genius, curiosity, kindness and unique lens on, well, everything. From O'Reilly Radar:

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“Pick a number and I’ll guess it”: the math behind the magic

On Vsauce2, Kevin Lieber explains the mathematical magic that enables mentalists to confound audiences by correctly guessing the number they've picked. Even though I know how it's done, it still confounds me.

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Video: the mathematics of where to park your car

Are you the driver in the lot who parks in the first spot you see? Or do you circle around and around looking for a spot by the door? Physicists Paul Krapivsky of Boston University and Sidney Redner of the Santa Fe Institute explored the mathematics of parking. The research required different equations and simulations ...

Tetris gives you random tetrominoes, right?

Only the very first version of Tetris, by Alexey Pajitnov and Vadim Gerasimov, doled out bricks at random. The result is a pure puzzle, but one with a high likelihood of frustrating (and even theoretically unplayable) sequences. Accordingly, developers have introduced bias and ratio management to balance short-term unpredictability with long-term playability. There's even a ...

How to achieve 99 percentile in GMAT math

11.26.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

Achieving a high score in GMAT is essential if you want to enrol into a top class business school, and with the knowledge of the right methods to improve your mathematical skills, you can easily achieve a 99 percentile in your math section. So follow the following tips diligently. You could very well achieve an ...

Awesome Vedic Maths Tricks To Use

10.22.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

This is information to help you find out more about how vedic maths tricks can help you do math easier. Some things to get you started with the simple ideas behind vedic math are here for you to read. Vedic maths tricks make understanding any mathematics problem easier and do not take much work. ...

Don’t Be A Bad Math’s Joke, Get GCSE Maths Help

09.25.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

Have you heard this bad math's joke? Teach: "Who of you knows what 7 x 6 is"? Student: "I know, 42"! Teach: "That's correct, very good - now who can tell me what 6 x 7 is"?, Same Student: "I know, its 24!". If you don't want to end up being one of the participants ...

Why You Should Have Regular Maths Revision

09.12.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

I believe that I am not the only one in this world who can say that I have problems solving maths equations. Many will say that they have this problem simply because maths is a hard subject. I do not think that this really is the case. The problem is not that math is hard. ...

Mathematics

07.31.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

Mathebook.net an online Free Learning website full of fun. This website is fully interactive and will allow kids to practice and learn math with ease. Our website is designed to help students of different grades, starts from Kindergarten, Elementary, Middle School and High School Math. The goal of this website is to provide new education ...

Challenge yourself with IIT JEE Test Series!

02.09.2009 · Posted in K-12 Education Articles

Now that you are done with IIT JEE preparation, it ...