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What is category theory?
Very readable introduction to the topic
mathematics  category 
27 days ago by swampers
I can attest that my entire Pure Mathematics degree consisted of this feeling
"1+1=2" Yeah - no shit, Sherlock. Why'd it take you ten pages to get to that?
mathematics  xkcd  funny  webcomic 
10 weeks ago by swampers
Proof by necklaces
(I've always loved this proof!)
proof  mathematics 
december 2017 by swampers
What makes maths beautiful?
(My undergraduate honours dissertation was about 'Mathematical Elegance'.)
mathematics  elegance  beauty 
july 2017 by swampers
The Lost Art of Square Roots
It’s about finding beauty in the mundane. About understanding something not because you have to, but because you can.
algorithms  education  mathematics 
july 2017 by swampers
Trump Budget Based On $2 Trillion Math Error
His math is the best math, though. The greatest. He invented it, you know.
OhForFucksSake  USA  economics  mathematics 
may 2017 by swampers
Mathematics for Computer Science
Want to come back to read this properly. Might help me put my mathematical background into CS use better
computers  mathematics  science 
march 2017 by swampers
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