# Math

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### Mathematics of life and death: How disease models shape national shutdowns and other…

7m read · 77 saves · Mar 25 · The coronavirus highlights the “huge responsibility” of infectious disease modelers

### The Math Behind Social Distancing

13m read · 72 saves · Mar 28 · Marcus Lu · Social distancing has been the first line of defense against COVID-19. We look at the math and science behind social…

### The Mathematics of Predicting the Course of the Coronavirus

2m read · Paywall possible · 57 saves · Mar 30 · Epidemiologists are using complex models to help policymakers get ahead of the Covid-19 pandemic. But the leap from equations to…

### Data Scientists Must Know Probability

7m read · 38 saves · Mar 17 · Kenny Kim · Real world example of applying conditional probability and Bayes’ Theorem

### Mathematics as a Team Sport

19m read · 36 saves · Apr 01 · Kevin Hartnett · When 50 mathematicians spend a week in the woods, there’s no telling what will happen. And that’s the point.

### How Fast Does a Virus Spread? Let’s Do the Math

1m read · Paywall possible · 32 saves · Mar 20 · Rhett Allain · Infectious diseases grow exponentially, not linearly. The number of cases seems small—until they're not, and then it's too late.

### Does Time Really Flow? New Clues Come From a Century-Old Approach to Math.

12m read · 29 saves · Apr 07 · Natalie Wolchover · The laws of physics imply that the passage of time is an illusion. To avoid this conclusion, we might have…

### ‘Frank Ramsey’ Review: The Most Genial Genius

Expect paywall · 25 saves · Mar 29 · Ramsey first defined probability in terms of subjective degrees of belief, laying the basis for rational-choice theory and game theory,

### Extremely cool teacher runs math lesson from home within 'Half Life: Alyx'

20 saves · Mar 25 · Shannon Connellan · Now *this* is working from home.

### Convolutional Neural Networks’ mathematics

16m read · 14 saves · Mar 25 · Ismail Mebsout · Deep dive into the fundamentals of CNNs.