Mathblogging.org Weekly Picks

August 17, 2012 § Leave a comment

We try to read every blog post that goes through Mathblogging.org. For the Weekly Picks, we collect posts in one category from last week to give you an impression of what the mathematical blogosphere has to offer. (Read this for more information on this change.)

Last week, we focused on “General“, “Journalism“, and “Institutions.

Exposition, Research

  • At Error Statistics Philosophy, Deborah Mayo has a new series collecting reactions to Larry Wasserman’s “Low Assumptions, High Dimensions”.
  • At The DeMorgan Journal, Alexandre Borovik tells a tale of long division.
  • At Girls’ Angle you’ll learn how to make Pythagorean triples with matrix magic.

Institutions

Journalism

  • At the New Scientist, Jacob Aron reports on the first simple, symmetric 11-set Venn diagram.
  • bit-player explores the odd story of Jevons’ Number.

Enjoy!

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