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Trend Lines Are Mathematically Absurd - June 29, 2016 -
How trend lines mislead #markets #statistics #prediction #kudos @kevinbcook
graph  market  research  usability  Statistics  debunk  q2  2016  mathematics  prediction  2ghcj  2sbs  2snr  video 
july 2016 by csrollyson
The Difference Between Linear and Exponential Thinking | Big Think
Simple description of the magnitude+speed of change we face today, juxtaposed vs. most of human history
future  hunter  gatherer  agrarian  industrial  economy  knowledge  disruption  transformation  speed  evolution  sochap  mathematics  linear  geometric  exponential  2csrollyson  2ghcj 
april 2016 by csrollyson
IT Skills Gap Is Really an Education Gap
SUPERB history of USA's poor public education & concrete evidence of its shift to low wage jobs; STEM is abt thinking, not only careers #fb
usa  education  highschool  university  stem  science  mathematics  engineering  technology  Competition  global  enterprise  employment  contract  history  culture  exceptional 
october 2013 by csrollyson
Math explains history: Simulation accurately captures the evolution of ancient complex societies
Data analysis claims link between intense warfare and development of large complex societies; analyzed 3,000 years of data
military  war  society  organization  population  europe  asia  research  2013  mathematics  analytics 
october 2013 by csrollyson
Should You Rebalance Your Investment Portfolio?
A treasurer reveals how to rebalance a portfolio and why you might want to, using enough math to make it interesting, but making it understandable. Brovo!
treasury  portfolio  rebalancing  mathematics  howto  allocation 
march 2013 by csrollyson
Is Algebra Necessary? -
Questions whether high school math (basic algebra) is necessary; the cause of many failures in high school
education  usa  mathematics  highschool  college  university  algebra 
july 2012 by csrollyson
Is Sebastian Thrun's Udacity the future of higher education? -
"Top 400 students online outperformed Stanford's students; #401 was the top Stanford student" Thx @roxana_vergara
udacity  disruption  science  mathematics  engineering  Technology  Education  Stanford  2ghcj  higher 
july 2012 by csrollyson
The psychology of discounting: Something doesn’t add up | The Economist
How poor math skills lead people to pay more; how retailers capitalize w complex pricing models
promotion  discount  analysis  mathematics  customer  consumer  retail  ecommerce  complexity  household  budget  pricing  fractions 
july 2012 by csrollyson
Making Geeks Cool Could Reform Education
Gr8 article on leaders for making math & science cool by breaking the youth culture
Transformation  Disruption  Education  highschool  Mathematics  Science  Exceptional 
september 2009 by csrollyson

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