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Last week I solicited your feedback via a quick survey. Today I’m sharing the aggregated, non-identifiable information with you. It should give us a better picture of this community. (Note: I’m copy-pasting charts from Google Forms, but pie charts are clearly a...

Math Blog Survey...

Believe it or not, five years have passed since our last survey. I think it’s time to learn a bit more about our current audience, as well as receiving much needed feedback from the community. The survey shouldn’t take more than five minutes of your time....

Perform Statistical Analysis D...

One of the coolest projects I work on at IBM is called the Data Scientist Workbench. It’s a free all-in-one solution for people interested in performing data analysis. Naturally, we created it for people who are interested in doing Data Science, but the open source...

April 2016 Noteworthy Math Boo...

One of the advantages of running a new book notification service like Any New Books is that I come across a lot of exciting math books that have just been released. Feel free to subscribe there for weekly updates on new math books. Here, however, I’d like to...

The Princeton Companion Is Bac...

Several years ago (wow, it was 2008 – how time flies!), I wrote about The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. At the time I dubbed it, “the nicest math book I own”, and to this day, it has stood the test of time. What not everyone might know is that...

Was Richard Feynman a Great Te...

Bill Gates recently published a blog post The Best Teacher I Never Had with an attached video extolling the virtues of Richard Feynman, the Nobel Prize winning physicist and Caltech professor, as a teacher. Was Richard Feynman a great teacher? One of Feynman’s...

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Business Insider recently ran an article “Here’s what you should know about those 99% job placement rates at ‘coding bootcamps’— some of which boast $100,000 exit salaries” warning readers to be cautious about the job placement rate...
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