I’m lucky enough to have just played around with a planimeter from the 1930’s. I used it to measure the area of Texas and was only off by 1.3%!

Thu Feb 07 2019 at 11:46 AM Tags: math

math is everywhere

Sun Sep 30 2018 at 12:38 PM Tags: math

One of my students bought me a case of hagoromo fulltouch chalk! Hell yeah!

Wed Aug 22 2018 at 11:58 AM Tags: math

I just wanna be the Grigori Perelman of trail running, slinging FKT’s out onto the internet from my backcountry hideout.

Tue Aug 15 2017 at 11:27 AM Tags: mathrunning

It’s almost winter break, i.e., Project Euler time. If you are into math/problem solving, know a programming language, and haven’t ever checked out PE, do it now!

Sun Dec 18 2016 at 8:00 PM Tags: codingmath

Algebra crew barbecue!

Fri Jun 10 2016 at 9:36 PM Tags: math

If you can’t get enough of the Pi Day celebrations, you can still catch Duodecimal Pi Day this Friday (3.18480…) or Hexadecimal Pi Day next Thursday (3.243F6…).

Mon Mar 14 2016 at 12:33 PM Tags: math

Quote from professor: “We don’t need the quadratic formula — you could all factor this blindfolded, in your sleep, passed out drunk while tripping on LSD.

Wed Oct 28 2015 at 10:31 AM Tags: math

Happy “Only Day Being a Math Major is Kinda Cool” Day! Other acceptable names are “Half-Tau” Day, and “The Day We Ate Dessert in 7th Grade” Day.

Sat Mar 14 2015 at 9:24 AM Tags: math