**andrewducker + math**
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Anscombe's quartet - a very simple, visual, explanation of how easy it is to mislead with data

january 2016 by andrewducker

(And the importance of visualising it)

statistics
math
graphs
data
viaSteer
january 2016 by andrewducker

When Less is More: The Case for Teaching Less Math in Schools

april 2010 by andrewducker

The lack of knowledge amongst maths teachers staggers me.

education
math
learning
teaching
children
april 2010 by andrewducker

Mandelbulb: The Unravelling of the Real 3D Mandelbrot Fractal

november 2009 by andrewducker

Been meaning to get to this for days, as half my friends list has been posting links to it...

3d
fractal
mandelbrot
math
visualization
art
fractals
graphics
visualisation
november 2009 by andrewducker

The Feeling Of Power - by Isaac Asimov

november 2009 by andrewducker

A rather touching story.

asimov
scifi
fiction
math
science
november 2009 by andrewducker

What's wrong with significance tests?

september 2009 by andrewducker

Quite a lot, by the looks of things.

math
statistics
september 2009 by andrewducker

Urinal protocol vulnerability

september 2009 by andrewducker

In which the person behind XKCD looks into the way men stand in toilets, and how to maximize and minimize their efficiency.

math
toilets
funny
september 2009 by andrewducker

Mindreader Applet

july 2009 by andrewducker

You choose 1 or 0 - it tries to guess what you'll choose. Can you be more random than predictable? Damned if I can be...

game
math
statistics
AI
july 2009 by andrewducker

How chaos rules complex systems and our existence

june 2009 by andrewducker

Nice tying together of Godel, The Halting Problem and chaos.

complexity
mathematics
programming
math
philosophy
chaos
june 2009 by andrewducker

The Math Gender Gap Explained

june 2009 by andrewducker

Mertz and Hyde looked for evidence of this imbalance—more boys than girls at the extremes of math ability—in international data, too. Again, they found that in some countries as many girls as boys score above the 99th percentile, and in others more girls than boys are extreme math dunces or math geniuses. In both cases, countries with as many or more girls at the upper extreme tend to be those with the greatest gender equality

math
education
science
women
gender
june 2009 by andrewducker

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