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Other types of mathematics? : math
An overview of where maths comes from, sort of.
mathematics  maths  history  society  interesting  cool 
january 2019 by garrettc
Fourier Transforms
An Interactive Introduction to Fourier Transforms!
algorithm  cool  fourier  compression  visualisation  mathematics  maths 
january 2019 by garrettc
Probability, Mathematical Statistics, Stochastic Processes
"Random is a website devoted to probability, mathematical statistics, and stochastic processes, and is intended for teachers and students of these subjects. The site consists of an integrated set of components that includes expository text, interactive web apps, data sets, biographical sketches, and an object library."
probability  statistics  mathematics  maths  science  randomness  visualisation 
january 2019 by garrettc
Seeing Theory
A visual introduction to probability and statistics.
probability  statistics  visualisation  data  mathematics  maths  science  randomness 
january 2019 by garrettc
What Did Ada Lovelace's Program Actually Do?
In 1843, Ada Lovelace published the first nontrivial program. How did it work?
programming  history  computing  maths  adalovelace 
october 2018 by garrettc
Chi-Square Calculator
A Chi-Square Test calculator for a 2x2 table.
statistics  data  calculator  research  maths 
june 2018 by garrettc
Chalkdust: Read Issue 05 now
A magazine for the mathematically curious.
culture  magazine  mathematics  maths  puzzles 
december 2017 by garrettc
Surprising Uses of the Pythagorean Theorem
"most of us think the formula only applies to triangles and geometry. Think again. The Pythagorean Theorem can be used with any shape and for any formula that squares a number."
maths  pythagoras  theorem  mathematics 
october 2017 by garrettc
Pixel Spreadsheet
Turn a digital photo into an Excel spreadsheet
excel  maths  photography  mathematics 
august 2017 by garrettc
Robot Academy
University-level, short video lessons and full online courses to help you understand and prepare for this technology of the future.
video  robotics  education  colour  computervision  geometry  hardware  kinematics  maths  3d  society  sensors  mathematics 
july 2017 by garrettc
Mathpix
Very interesting piece of tech. OCR for mathematical equations, which can then import them into a visualiser so you can play with the variables
ocr  app  mathematics  maths  android  ios  api 
april 2017 by garrettc
inconvergent · A Study of Generative Algorithms
Inconvergent is a collection of intricate and fascinating generative algorithms by Anders Hoff.
javascript  programming  art  design  maths  mathematics 
november 2016 by garrettc
Say NO to Venn Diagrams When Explaining JOINs
In recent times, there have been a couple of tremendously popular blog posts explaining JOINs using Venn Diagrams. After all, relational algebra and SQL are set oriented theories and languages, so it only makes sense to illustrate set operations like JOINs using Venn Diagrams. Right? Google seems to say so: Everyone uses Venn Diagrams to…
programming  sql  maths  sets  logic  mathematics 
july 2016 by garrettc
Twitter
Here is a poem which illustrates the problems caused by a mathematical concept taking over its structure.
funny  maths  poetry  mathematics 
january 2016 by garrettc
The mathematical secrets of Pascal’s triangle - Wajdi Mohamed Ratemi - YouTube
Pascal’s triangle, which at first may just look like a neatly arranged stack of numbers, is actually a mathematical treasure trove. But what about it has so intrigued mathematicians the world over?
IFTTT  YouTube  video  maths  science  education  mathematics 
september 2015 by garrettc
Tight Fitting SVG Shapes, the Present and Future
"Ana tackles an interesting problem here: what happens when the stroke of an element grows it such that it appears cut off? Getting it to fit tightly again may seem like an exercise in guessing, checking, and magic numbers. But if you know Ana's work, you'll know she is uniquely qualified to teach us the math behind getting to the correct solution."
svg  design  webdesign  vector  tutorial  maths  mathematics 
august 2015 by garrettc
Eigenvectors and eigenvalues
"Eigenvalues/vectors are instrumental to understanding electrical circuits, mechanical systems, ecology and even Google's PageRank algorithm. Let's see if visualization can make these ideas more intuitive."
maths  google  pagerank  vector  fibonaccisequence  mathematics 
january 2015 by garrettc
The trouble with five
"In this collection of tilings by regular polygons the number five is conspicuously absent."
maths  science  patterns  tiles  symmetry  mathematics 
january 2015 by garrettc
Imperfect Congruence
It is a curious fact that no edge-to-edge regular polygon tiling of the plane can include a pentagon.
geometry  design  maths  shapes  patterns  mathematics 
january 2015 by garrettc
Explained Visually
An experiment in making hard ideas intuitive.
data  programming  statistics  maths  science  education  learning  mathematics 
november 2014 by garrettc
Better Explained
Alternative explanations for mathematical concepts.
education  howto  learning  programming  resource  maths  mathematics 
november 2014 by garrettc
Stereographic Lampshades
I saw an article on the Guardian website here on the 3D-printing of shapes which project interesting patterns of light. Ignoring the strangely forced Halloween reference, I thought this would be an interesting project to attempt for an arbitrary pattern, perhaps as a personalised lampshade.
design  home  interiordesign  3dprinting  technology  maths  mathematics 
november 2014 by garrettc
Pack Like a Nerd
Graphing the amount of underwear needed for a trip away.
maths  spreadsheet  funny  useful  geek  mathematics 
august 2014 by garrettc
Markov Chains
interactice descriptions of markov chains
maths  science  markovchains  probability  mathematics 
august 2014 by garrettc
Alternate Reality Game puzzle design
Incredible behind the scenes look at putting together the Portal2 ARG.
design  designthinking  puzzles  maths  portal  game  arg  mathematics 
june 2013 by garrettc
Hexagonal Grids
Various ways to make hexagonal grids.
programming  grid  maths  science  geometry  hexagon  mathematics 
june 2013 by garrettc
Primers | Math ∩ Programming
If you're a programmer and wish you knew more mathematics, look at Jeremy Kun primers.
maths  science  programming  education  resource  mathematics 
may 2013 by garrettc
Animated Bézier Curves
Animations that illustrate how parametric Bézier curves are constructed.
visualisation  animation  maths  vector  mathematics 
september 2012 by garrettc
calc - MDN
If you haven’t heard of `calc()` before, here’s a handy CSS3 reference from Mozilla.
css  css3  webdesign  webdevelopment  maths  calc  mathematics 
july 2012 by garrettc
PixelPerc
A simple tool to help you convert fixed pixel widths to percentages for responsive designs.
webdesign  responsivedesign  maths  tools  mathematics 
june 2012 by garrettc
Understanding the CSS Transforms Matrix
I knew that A-level in maths would come in handy one day.
css  css3  transforms  webdesign  maths  mathematics 
june 2012 by garrettc
Numbers API
An API for interesting facts about numbers
api  maths  programming  data  mathematics 
march 2012 by garrettc
Soulver
A natural language calculator/scratch-pad thingy.
calculator  osx  software  maths  mathematics 
august 2011 by garrettc
Khan Academy
Over 2000 videos covering arithmetic, physics, finance, and history.
education  learning  maths  science  finance  mathematics 
march 2011 by garrettc
MathJax | Beautiful math in all browsers
Open source JavaScript display engine for mathematics that works in all modern browsers.
javascript  maths  browser  opensource  library  webdesign  webdevelopment  mathematics 
december 2010 by garrettc
Nature by Numbers
A short movie by Cristobal Vila, inspired by numbers and nature, Vila animates the natural existence of Fibonacci sequences, the golden ratio, and Delaunay triangulation.
video  nature  maths  numbers  biology  animation  art  mathematics 
may 2010 by garrettc
Found Functions
Seeing the world through a mathematicians eyes: photographs overlaid with mathematical functions.
photography  maths  gallery  inspiration  graphs  mathematics 
february 2010 by garrettc
Keizo Ushio's Geometric scupltures
Japanese artist Keizo Ushio creates mathematically inspired sculptures in granite.
sculpture  art  maths  geek  geometry  stone  mathematics 
december 2009 by garrettc
Why Your Friends Have More Friends Than You Do
"You are more likely to be friends with someone who has more friends than with someone who has fewer friends."
psychology  statistics  maths  friends  culture  society  sociology  paradox  mathematics 
november 2009 by garrettc
Re-finding five numbers
After Pownce fell over Jeremy found a new home for the radio series on maths.
maths  mp3  podcast  audio  huffduffer  mathematics 
august 2009 by garrettc
Pattern in Islamic Art
Over 4000 downloadable images of patterns and other design features drawn from the Islamic world.
art  design  patterns  architecture  history  inspiration  islam  geometry  maths  mathematics 
august 2009 by garrettc
Animated Sorting Algorithms
Visual representations of different sorting algorithms. I don't quite understand it all, but it's interesting.
tutorial  software  science  reference  programming  visualisation  sorting  maths  tips  mathematics 
october 2008 by garrettc
Mathematical Sculptures
Beautiful mathematical models produced in metal.
3d  art  cool  culture  design  gallery  geek  gift  inspiration  maths  model  science  sculpture  shop  tobuy  mathematics 
june 2007 by garrettc
How to Write a Spelling Corrector
...in 20 lines of Python! Great explanation of how it all works too.
code  howto  guide  language  learning  programming  python  algorithm  spelling  probability  theory  maths  mathematics 
april 2007 by garrettc
Personal and Historical Perspectives of Hans Bethe
"IN 1999, legendary theoretical physicist Hans Bethe delivered three lectures on quantum theory to his neighbors at the Kendal of Ithaca retirement community"
education  entertainment  history  interesting  learning  lectures  maths  media  movie  physics  science  talk  theory  quantum  video  mathematics 
february 2007 by garrettc
50 Fun Facts About Credit Cards
Some of these are actually quite interesting from an ecommerce developer point of view.
article  business  history  interesting  money  reference  resource  security  finance  credit  trivia  maths  mathematics 
january 2007 by garrettc

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