Quanta Magazine

### The ‘Useless’ Perspective That Transformed Mathematics

6 min read · From 2020 · Representation theory was initially dismissed. Today, it’s central to much of mathematics. · Shared by 102, including Vikram Dutt, Esther Schindler, 瑞拿頭, Jessel Sookha, David Garner, Christopher D. Long (Крістофер Д. Лонг), Nico Müller 🇺🇦

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### How do you find the positive integer solutions to [math]\frac{x}{y+z}+ \frac{y}{z+x}+\frac{z}{x+y} = 4?[/math]

10 min read · From 2020 · I was playing around with several cubic representation problems in the style of previous work by Andrew and Richard Guy. The numerical results were fascinating…” (comment on MathOverflow)This is how… · Shared by 9, including Will Critchlow, 瑞拿頭, Pieter Wuille

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### Travels with John Conway, in 258 Septillion Dimensions

10 min read · From 2020 · The Princeton mathemagician, who died in April, left an engaging legacy of numerical gamesmanship. · Shared by 18, including 瑞拿頭, Anita Leirfall, Dr. A.S. Barwich

Quanta Magazine

### The Octonion Math That Could Underpin Physics

~13 min read · From 2018 · New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.” · Shared by 346, including Vlad the Inhaler 😈 (AlgoCompSynth by znmeb), Liv 😷, BrendanEich, Dez S. Papp, Ward Plunet, Bruce Lawson, Howard Getson, fernand0, Florian Hanke 🍎, Luzius Meisser, 🟣 Antonio Vieira Santos #FutureOfWork #InnoTrans2, Stephan Woodtli, Nico Müller 🇺🇦, Azeem Azhar, Ian M Calvert, Niklaus Gerber, Kaspar Manz, Oleg Baskov, Dominik Grolimund, Oliver Reichenstein

Quanta Magazine

### How Randomness Can Make Math Easier

2 min read · From 2019 · Randomness would seem to make a mathematical statement harder to prove. In fact, it often does the opposite. · Shared by 12, including 瑞拿頭

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### The Wolfram Physics Project: Finding the Fundamental Theory of Physics

From 2020 · Stephen Wolfram leads a new approach to discover the Fundamental Theorem of Physics. Follow project development as it is livestreamed. · Shared by 5, including Wolfram, 瑞拿頭

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### Kill Math

~17 min read · From 2016 · The power to understand and predict the quantities of the world should not be restricted to those with a freakish knack for manipulating abstract symbols. When most people speak of Math, what they… · Shared by 29, including Mattia Fregola 🤔, Danielle! 🌩, Paulo Gaspar, 瑞拿頭

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### The Number Zero and Bitcoin

From 2020 · Satoshi gave the world Bitcoin, a true “something for nothing”. His discovery of absolute scarcity for money is an unstoppable idea that… · Shared by 21, including KOstas, 瑞拿頭

The Spectator

### Let’s leave philosophers to puzzle over the reality of numbers

3 min read · From 2020 · Numbers may be abstract concepts, but the figures in our bank accounts and the digits on our clocks are real enough for most of us · Shared by 8, including 瑞拿頭, Anita Leirfall

Towards Data Science

### Lessons on How to Lie with Statistics

~15 min read · From 2019 · Timeless Data Literacy Advice · Shared by 14, including Arin Basu, 瑞拿頭

HackerNoon | Learn Any Technology

### 160+ Data Science Interview Questions

7 min read · From 2020 · A typical interview process for a data science position includes multiple rounds. Often, one of such rounds covers theoretical concepts, where the goal is to determine if the candidate knows the… · Shared by 200, including Matthias Lampe, sircharlsxavier, Niklaus Gerber, 瑞拿頭, Jakub Ferenc

Quanta Magazine

### Rainbow Proof Shows Graphs Have Uniform Parts

10 min read · From 2020 · Mathematicians have proved that copies of smaller graphs can always be used to perfectly cover larger ones. · Shared by 23, including Brian Laung Aoaeh, CFA, Nico Müller 🇺🇦, 瑞拿頭

medium.com

### Essential mathematical GIFs that will make mathematics finally make sense

9 min read · From 2020 · Yes, math textbooks are filled with boring, static blocks of text, numbers, and formulas. And nobody, especially students don’t like long… · Shared by 10, including 瑞拿頭, Nico Müller 🇺🇦

Nautilus Magazine

### Abstractions on Nautilus: How Pi Connects Colliding Blocks to a Quantum Search Algorithm

From 2020 · Shared by 4, including 瑞拿頭

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### Calculus Explained with pics and gifs

~17 min read · From 2019 · by Archy Will He 魏何阿奇 PROLOGUE Among the things I managed to teach myself after dropping out of school at the age of 16 was calculus. Before I knew what calculus is, merely hearing its name gave me… · Shared by 160, including Kenneth Kalmer, sircharlsxavier, Matthias Lampe, rohit, Mattia Fregola 🤔, Jacob du Toit, AGI.Eth | AIKing.Eth, 瑞拿頭