“Ronald Fisher and Maximum Likelihood Estimation” is a presentation that I gave to the Bay Area Entrepreneurs in Statistics (BAES) on August 20, 2016 at Symation in Richmond, CA …

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A bit late in the month, but here we are with July’s list of noteworthy math book releases. 🙂 Should you want to receive these updates more often (on …

The largest prime number we’re currently aware of has 22,338,618 digits. It was discovered in January 2016 thanks to the coordinated effort of thousands of machines across the globe. …

It is often argued that programmers need a solid mathematical background in order to be competent in their chosen profession. Discrete mathematics offers a great foundation for programming, don’t …

Note: This is a guest post by Aditya Singhal. Remember when your parents used to scold you for using fingers for math? And we used to picture fingers in …

This week we’re giving away a hardcover copy of a great book to one lucky reader. To enter Math Blog’s July giveaway, please follow the instructions below. PRIZE DETAILS …

Here we are with another installment of our monthly math books roundup. Should you want to receive these updates more often (on a weekly basis), consider signing up with …

“Trust No One” — Fox Mulder’s Password I recently had a conversation with some colleagues about Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs death from pancreatic cancer in 2011 in …

As someone who is passionate about both mathematics and programming languages, I thought I would share what I consider to be 10 great programming languages for mathematics. I aimed …