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Date / TimeStory
Monday April 14, 2014 @07:44AM Mathematicians Use Mossberg 500 Pump-Action Shotgun To Calculate Pi
Thursday April 10, 2014 @02:32PM Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @12:03PM MtGox's "Transaction Malleability" Claim Dismissed By Researchers
Sunday April 06, 2014 @06:22PM Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics
Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:16PM A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @01:59PM Data Mining the Web Reveals What Makes Puzzles Hard For Humans
Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:57AM Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory
Monday March 24, 2014 @01:13PM How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370
Monday March 24, 2014 @12:18PM How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370
Friday March 21, 2014 @09:09PM New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path
Friday March 21, 2014 @04:49PM New Information Narrows Missing Airliner's Flight Path
Thursday March 20, 2014 @09:26PM Mathematician Gives Tips On How To Win $1 Billion On NCAA Basketball
Monday March 10, 2014 @08:37PM Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:09AM Copyright Ruling On Publishing Calculated Results: Common Sense Breaks Out
Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:39PM The Neuroscience of Computer Programming
Saturday February 22, 2014 @03:38PM Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @11:12PM Math Models Predicted Global Uprisings
Monday February 17, 2014 @11:40PM Why Improbable Things Really Aren't
Sunday February 16, 2014 @03:07PM Mathematician: Is Our Universe a Simulation?
Monday February 10, 2014 @10:38PM How To Hack Subway Fares Using Fare Arbitrage
Monday February 10, 2014 @03:29PM Adjusting GPAs: A Statistician's Effort To Tackle Grade Inflation
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @10:31PM Second World War Code-cracking Computing Hero Colossus Turns 70
Monday February 03, 2014 @09:24AM James Dyson: We Should Pay Students To Study Engineering
Sunday February 02, 2014 @11:31AM Can Wolfram Alpha Tell Which Team Will Win the Super Bowl?
Friday January 24, 2014 @07:49PM Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @10:28AM Python Scripting and Analyzing Your Way To Love
Monday January 13, 2014 @11:53PM Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @09:26PM Algorithm Aims To Predict Fiction Bestsellers
Saturday December 28, 2013 @12:13PM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Saturday December 28, 2013 @06:18AM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Thursday December 19, 2013 @01:03PM Comparing G++ and Intel Compilers and Vectorized Code
Monday December 16, 2013 @06:07PM Polynesians May Have Invented Binary Math
Friday December 13, 2013 @09:10PM Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage
Friday November 22, 2013 @11:12AM Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) On Every Raspberry Pi
Thursday November 21, 2013 @06:55PM Ask Slashdot: How Reproducible Is Arithmetic In the Cloud?
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:16AM Ask Slashdot: Can You Trust Online Tax Software?
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @08:56AM Mathematicians Team Up To Close the Prime Gap
Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:58PM Ask Slashdot: Cheap Second Calculators For Tests?
Saturday November 02, 2013 @11:40AM A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core
Friday November 01, 2013 @07:29PM A MathML Progress Report: More Light Than Shadow
Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @10:44AM Linux RNG May Be Insecure After All
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @01:50PM When Does the Universe Compute?
Friday August 30, 2013 @09:40PM Ohio State Introduces Massive Open Online Calculus
Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:35PM Microsoft's Math-Challenged STEM Education Contest
Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:07AM Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts
Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:54AM McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit
Monday July 22, 2013 @04:08PM Hollywood's Love of Analytics Couldn't Prevent Six Massive Blockbuster Flops
Saturday July 20, 2013 @12:27AM Evolution of AI Interplanetary Trajectories Reaches Human-Competitive Levels
Friday July 19, 2013 @11:05AM J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm
Thursday July 11, 2013 @05:38PM Math and Science Popular With Students Until They Realize They're Hard
Thursday July 04, 2013 @05:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:09PM LibreOffice Calc Set To Get GPU Powered Boost From AMD
Saturday June 29, 2013 @10:31AM Australian Air Force's Recruiting Puzzle Shown To Be Unsolvable
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @09:05AM UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit
Thursday June 06, 2013 @12:50PM Banker Offers $1M To Solve Beal Conjecture
Thursday May 16, 2013 @11:32PM Brain Zapping Improves Math Ability
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @09:10PM Canada Courts, Patent Office Warns Against Trying To Patent Mathematics
Friday May 03, 2013 @08:15PM Firefox Is the First Browser To Pass the MathML Acid2 Test
Thursday May 02, 2013 @01:05PM IBM Researchers Open Source Homomorphic Crypto Library
Friday April 26, 2013 @10:15AM New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:36PM Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?
Sunday April 21, 2013 @08:59AM Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist
Friday April 19, 2013 @10:45PM Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs
Sunday April 07, 2013 @12:14PM Extended TeX: Past, Present, and Future
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @09:02PM How That 'Extra .9%' Could Ward Off a Zombie Apocalypse
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @12:29PM Pierre Deligne Wins Abel Prize For Contributions To Algebraic Geometry
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @09:23AM Pierre Deligne wins Abel Prize for contributions to algebraic geometry
Thursday March 14, 2013 @10:29AM 10 Ways To Celebrate International Pi Day
Thursday February 21, 2013 @09:26AM You Can Navigate Between Any Two Websites In 19 Clicks Or Fewer
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @12:00PM Full Review of the Color TI-84 Plus
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:09PM Hands on with TI's Color-Screen TI-84 Plus
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:26AM Taking a Hard Look At SSD Write Endurance
Tuesday February 12, 2013 @01:21PM Estonian Schools To Teach Computer-Based Math
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @10:39AM New Largest Known Prime Number: 2^57,885,161-1
Sunday February 03, 2013 @11:14PM Australian Economists Predictions No Better Than Flipping a Coin
Friday February 01, 2013 @09:18PM Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @01:19AM Google Pledges Pi Million Dollars In Pwnium 3 Prizes
Thursday January 17, 2013 @01:54PM Mathematical breakthrough sets out rules for more effective teleportation
Thursday January 03, 2013 @03:04PM Khan Academy Will Be Ready For Its Close-Up In Idaho
Thursday January 03, 2013 @03:21AM Mr. DeMille, Khan Academy's Ready for its Close-Up
Thursday December 27, 2012 @10:25PM Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven
Thursday December 27, 2012 @09:20PM Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven
Saturday December 22, 2012 @01:12AM Juggling By the Numbers
Friday December 21, 2012 @02:17AM Juggling by the Numbers
Thursday December 20, 2012 @07:57AM TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C Stands For Color
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @04:59PM TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C stands for Color!
Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:15PM Ask Slashdot: Replacing a TI-84 with software on a Linux box?
Saturday December 01, 2012 @03:53PM One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators
Saturday December 01, 2012 @03:40PM The algorithms of Elevators
Friday November 30, 2012 @12:20AM In Calculator Arms Race, Casio Fires Back: Color Touchscreen ClassPad
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:29AM Negative Number Throws Stockholm Stock Exchange For a Loop
Sunday November 18, 2012 @04:09PM Linux On the TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator
Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:31AM Fabricating Nature and a Physical Turing Test
Thursday November 15, 2012 @02:41AM Climate Treaty Negotiators Are Taking the Wrong Approach, Say Game Theorists
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @11:39AM With NCLB Waiver, Virginia Sorts Kids' Scores By Race
Monday November 12, 2012 @11:30PM Evidence for Unconscious Math, Language Processing Abilities
Monday November 12, 2012 @06:53PM Your Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Process Language
Sunday November 04, 2012 @12:24AM How To Build a Supercomputer In 24 Hours
Thursday November 01, 2012 @08:26AM Physicist Explains Cthulhu's "Non-Euclidean Geometry"
Saturday October 20, 2012 @09:25AM Life Programmed In Life
Friday October 19, 2012 @08:02AM Randomly generated math article accepted by ``open-access'' journal
Saturday October 13, 2012 @09:04AM SmoothLife - A Continuous Conway's Life
Thursday October 11, 2012 @08:06AM Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @05:18PM Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light
Sunday September 30, 2012 @08:41AM Teachers Write an Open Textbook In a Weekend Hackathon
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @03:28PM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra By Example
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @12:03PM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra by Example
Thursday September 20, 2012 @12:07AM Statisticians Predict the Odds of Another 9/11 Event
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @01:11AM Studying Tsunami
Thursday September 13, 2012 @04:54PM What Are the Odds of Another 9/11 Event?
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:48PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Found Calculators?
Monday September 10, 2012 @06:06PM Possible Proof of ABC Conjecture
Monday September 10, 2012 @03:10PM Fujitsu Building Robot To Pass Math Exams
Monday September 10, 2012 @12:28PM Proof claimed for deep connection between primes
Monday September 10, 2012 @08:09AM The Problems With Online Math Classes
Monday September 10, 2012 @01:57AM Udacity Statistics is Awful
Friday September 07, 2012 @11:34PM The Mathematics of War
Friday September 07, 2012 @07:09PM Poll-Based System Predicts U.S. Election Results For President, Senate
Friday August 31, 2012 @01:16PM Universal Turing Machine In Penrose Tile Cellular Automata
Tuesday August 28, 2012 @12:50AM Stanford Researchers Discover the 'Anternet'
Sunday August 26, 2012 @11:41AM Solid State Quantum Computer Finds 15=3x5 — 48% of the Time
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @12:38PM The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:17AM Prisoners Dilemma Solved?
Monday August 20, 2012 @06:57PM The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy
Monday August 13, 2012 @11:11AM How Big Data Became So Big
Sunday August 12, 2012 @07:52PM How Big Data Became So Big
Sunday August 12, 2012 @09:54AM Breakthrough In Drawing Complex Venn Diagrams: Goes to 11
Thursday August 09, 2012 @11:49AM Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:57AM A New Glider Found For Conway's Game of Life
Sunday August 05, 2012 @01:12PM The Chaos Within Sudoku - a Richter Scale of Difficulty
Sunday August 05, 2012 @09:53AM The Chaos Within Sudoku - A Richter Scale Of Difficulty
Sunday August 05, 2012 @08:04AM Lies, Damned Lies, and Quantum Statistics
Thursday August 02, 2012 @12:57PM Historian: Mass violence to erupt in 2020, mathematical pattern suggests
Monday July 30, 2012 @12:07PM New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords
Monday July 30, 2012 @12:01PM New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords
Monday July 30, 2012 @04:40AM Political Science Prof Asks: Is Algebra Necessary?
Wednesday July 18, 2012 @10:19PM Obama Wants $1 Billion For "Master Teachers Corps"
Monday July 16, 2012 @09:04AM Research Says Which Is Best Change Lanes or Stick In Heavy Traffic
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @09:47AM Algorithmic Pricing On Amazon 'Could Spark Flash Crash'
Saturday June 30, 2012 @03:48AM In Soviet Russia, e-Books Read You!
Sunday June 24, 2012 @03:11PM Teaching Natural Sciences To Social Science Students?
Sunday June 24, 2012 @04:01AM The Notorious B.I.G. Data
Thursday June 21, 2012 @01:01PM Valve Unveils Steam For Schools, Portal In the Classroom
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @08:43AM Fujitsu Cracks Next-Gen Cryptography Standard
Thursday June 14, 2012 @12:27PM Bank Robbing a Terrible Business, Statistically
Thursday June 07, 2012 @04:55PM The Art of Elections Forecasting
Friday June 01, 2012 @07:17PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With a Math Degree?
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @05:57PM Mathematicians Show Why Bubbles Sink in Nitrogen-Infused Stouts
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @01:35AM 350-Year-Old Newton's Puzzle Solved By 16-Year-Old
Friday May 25, 2012 @10:37PM Unabomber Updates His Harvard Alum Directory Entry
Friday May 18, 2012 @06:42PM 'Inexact' Chips Save Power By Fudging the Math
Wednesday May 16, 2012 @09:34PM World's Subways Share Common Mathematical Structure
Wednesday May 16, 2012 @09:06AM World's Subways Share Common Mathematical Structure
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @05:56PM The Mathematics of Obesity
Sunday May 13, 2012 @11:02PM Goldbach Conjecture: Closer To Solved?
Sunday May 13, 2012 @12:04PM Goldbach Conjecture - Closer to Solved?
Thursday May 03, 2012 @12:10PM Google Releases Key Part of Street View Pipeline
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:21AM The Math Formula That Lead To the Financial Crash
Monday April 30, 2012 @06:56PM The Science of Handedness
Sunday April 29, 2012 @12:46PM Mathematical Model Predicts Southpaws by Sport
Saturday April 28, 2012 @02:40AM The Maths-formula that lead to the financial crash
Thursday April 26, 2012 @07:56AM Study Suggests the Number-Line Concept Is Not Intuitive
Wednesday April 25, 2012 @11:19AM Travelling Salesman, Thriller Set In a World Where P=NP
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @11:10AM Travelling Salesman - A Movie About P=NP
Monday April 23, 2012 @11:09AM Brain Scan Can Predict Math Mistakes
Sunday April 22, 2012 @04:41PM The Artificial Life of the App Store
Sunday April 22, 2012 @09:13AM The Artificial Life of the App Store
Wednesday April 18, 2012 @10:23AM Julia Language Seeks To Be the C For Numerical Computing
Sunday April 15, 2012 @07:36PM Teachers Think White Females Lag in Math
Friday April 13, 2012 @06:24PM Laws of physics trumps traffic law.
Friday April 13, 2012 @09:07AM User Journal Quantum Random Numbers
Thursday April 12, 2012 @10:18AM How Windows FreeCell Gave Rise To Online Crowdsourcing
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @11:01AM Statistical Analysis Raises Civil War Dead by 20%
Friday April 06, 2012 @09:51PM How To Share a Cake Over the Internet
Friday April 06, 2012 @11:49AM How to Share a Cake over the Internet
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @10:10AM Rybka Solves the King's Gambit Chess Opening
Friday March 23, 2012 @07:31AM Blackjack Player Breaks the Bank At Atlantic City
Thursday March 22, 2012 @12:12PM Judge Rules Pi-Based Music Is Non-Copyrightable
Thursday March 22, 2012 @10:59AM Blackjack Player Breaks the Bank at Atlantic City
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @11:17AM Radiolab on The Turing Problem
Sunday March 18, 2012 @06:27PM The Blackjack Player Who Broke Atlantic City
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @08:12PM Reversing the Loss of Science and Engineering Careers
Wednesday March 14, 2012 @01:05PM 10 Ways To Celebrate Pi Day
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @08:35AM Using Graph Theory To Predict NCAA Tournament Outcomes
Monday March 12, 2012 @11:07AM Pi day is coming - but Tau day is better
Saturday March 10, 2012 @04:52PM LastCalc Is Open Sourced
Saturday March 10, 2012 @01:34PM LastCalc is Open Sourced
Friday March 09, 2012 @09:32AM Classic Nintendo Games Are NP Hard
Sunday March 04, 2012 @09:06AM Math Textbooks a Textbook Example of Bad Textbooks
Saturday March 03, 2012 @11:53PM Math Textbooks a Textbook Example of Bad Textbooks
Friday March 02, 2012 @12:13PM Is Poor Numeracy Ruining Lives?
Thursday March 01, 2012 @11:14AM The Math of Leap Days
Wednesday February 29, 2012 @11:51AM *Exactly* why we have Leap Days
Monday February 27, 2012 @12:55PM Too Many Connections Weaken Networks
Wednesday February 22, 2012 @11:36AM The Manliest Best Picture Winners According to Math
Saturday February 18, 2012 @09:00AM Just Enough Error Correction
Thursday February 16, 2012 @11:09PM How Companies Learn Your Secrets
Saturday February 11, 2012 @10:19AM "Goldilocks Ratio" Solves Da Vinci Ponytail Problem
Monday February 06, 2012 @10:08AM Perl Data Language 2.4.10 released

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