Slashdot Items Tagged "math"

Date / Time Story
Monday November 23, 2015 @06:21PM Understanding the Antikythera Mechanism
Thursday November 19, 2015 @06:10PM The Information Theory of Life
Monday November 09, 2015 @11:42AM Interviews: Ask Mathematician Neil Sloane a Question
Thursday November 05, 2015 @06:43PM When Slide Rules Were Like Cellphones
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:59AM Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:28AM The Handheld Analog Computer That Made the Atomic Bomb
Thursday September 03, 2015 @04:21PM Ada Lovelace and Her Legacy
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @05:02PM You Don't Have To Be Good At Math To Learn To Code
Saturday August 29, 2015 @01:09AM John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius
Friday August 07, 2015 @11:12AM The Connoisseur of Number Sequences
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:05PM Using Math To Tune a Video Game's Economy
Sunday July 26, 2015 @08:37PM For the Love of the Analytics of the Game: Before Beane, There Was AVM Systems
Sunday July 19, 2015 @03:25PM US Wins Math Olympiad For First Time In 21 Years
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:34AM Ask Slashdot: What's the Harm In a Default Setting For Div By Zero?
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:13AM Quantum Gravity Will Be Just Fine Without String Theory
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:22AM Maryam Mirzakhani Is the First Woman Fields Medalist
Sunday May 24, 2015 @09:28AM A Beautiful Mind Mathematician John F. Nash Jr. Dies
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @05:15PM John Urschel: The 300 Pound Mathematician Who Hits People For a Living
Sunday May 10, 2015 @04:53PM Can Earthquakes Be Predicted Algorithmically?
Sunday May 10, 2015 @08:45AM Poker Pros Win Against AI, But Experts Peg Match As Statistical Draw
Thursday May 07, 2015 @11:26AM NFL Releases Deflategate Report
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:08PM Mandelbrot Zooms Now Surpass the Scale of the Observable Universe
Sunday April 19, 2015 @12:26PM How Uber Surge Pricing Really Works
Saturday April 18, 2015 @10:21AM Can High Intelligence Be a Burden Rather Than a Boon?
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @12:09PM Magician Turned Professor Talks About the Math Behind Shuffling Cards
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @10:49AM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Monday April 13, 2015 @03:03PM Turing Manuscript Sells For $1 Million
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:39AM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Saturday March 14, 2015 @09:49AM Pi Day Extraordinaire
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @09:52AM Strange Stars Pulse To the Golden Mean
Sunday March 08, 2015 @06:12PM Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon
Monday March 02, 2015 @07:55AM Statistical Mechanics Finds Best Places To Hide During Zombie Apocalypse
Monday February 23, 2015 @10:24AM Ancient and Modern People Followed Same Mathematical Rule To Build Cities
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @01:38PM Interviews: Ask Stephen Wolfram a Question
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @04:04PM The Mathematical Case For Buying a Powerball Ticket
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:00PM There Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Sunday January 11, 2015 @03:50PM Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy
Thursday January 08, 2015 @05:58PM Researchers "Solve" Texas Hold'Em, Create Perfect Robotic Player
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:45PM Cause and Effect: How a Revolutionary New Statistical Test Can Tease Them Apart
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:57PM Game Theory Analysis Shows How Evolution Favors Cooperation's Collapse
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:51PM New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism
Friday November 28, 2014 @02:17AM Mathematicians Study Effects of Gerrymandering On 2012 Election
Thursday November 27, 2014 @12:38PM Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @08:33AM Mathematics Great Alexander Grothendieck Dies At 86
Monday November 17, 2014 @09:43AM Big Talk About Small Samples
Friday November 14, 2014 @04:24PM How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:15AM Mathematical Proof That the Universe Could Come From Nothing
Monday November 10, 2014 @03:33PM The Math Behind the Hipster Effect
Thursday November 06, 2014 @04:41PM New Website Offers Provably Fair Solutions To Everyday Problems
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:56PM An Algorithm to End the Lines for Ice at Burning Man
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:26PM The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google
Monday October 13, 2014 @12:12PM Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:55AM Fixing Steam's User Rating Charts
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:13AM Snowflake-Shaped Networks Are Easiest To Mend
Monday September 29, 2014 @11:02AM Statistician Creates Mathematical Model To Predict the Future of Game of Thrones
Sunday September 21, 2014 @09:43PM Researchers Propose a Revocable Identity-Based Encryption Scheme
Thursday September 18, 2014 @02:11PM New Study Projects World Population of 11B by 2100
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:31AM Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Monday August 11, 2014 @06:51AM About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @09:26PM Algorithm Predicts US Supreme Court Decisions 70% of Time
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:14AM The Man Who Invented the 26th Dimension
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @05:05PM Amazon's eBook Math
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:36AM Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:00AM Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball
Monday June 30, 2014 @07:20PM How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct?
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:59PM Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @09:33PM The Game Theory of Life
Sunday June 15, 2014 @07:30PM Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:27AM Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:23AM R Throwdown Challenge
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @05:29PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Sunday April 27, 2014 @12:47PM Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA
Friday April 25, 2014 @04:21AM Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits
Monday April 21, 2014 @09:39PM Experiment Suggests Monkeys Can Do Basic Math
Sunday April 20, 2014 @02:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Monday April 14, 2014 @06:44AM Mathematicians Use Mossberg 500 Pump-Action Shotgun To Calculate Pi
Thursday April 10, 2014 @01:32PM Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @11:03AM MtGox's "Transaction Malleability" Claim Dismissed By Researchers
Sunday April 06, 2014 @05:22PM Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:16AM A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @12:59PM Data Mining the Web Reveals What Makes Puzzles Hard For Humans
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:57AM Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory
Monday March 24, 2014 @12:13PM How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370
Monday March 24, 2014 @11:18AM How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:09PM New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path
Friday March 21, 2014 @03:49PM New Information Narrows Missing Airliner's Flight Path
Thursday March 20, 2014 @08:26PM Mathematician Gives Tips On How To Win $1 Billion On NCAA Basketball
Monday March 10, 2014 @07:37PM Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @09:09AM Copyright Ruling On Publishing Calculated Results: Common Sense Breaks Out
Saturday February 22, 2014 @09:39PM The Neuroscience of Computer Programming
Saturday February 22, 2014 @02:38PM Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work
Wednesday February 19, 2014 @10:12PM Math Models Predicted Global Uprisings
Monday February 17, 2014 @10:40PM Why Improbable Things Really Aren't
Sunday February 16, 2014 @02:07PM Mathematician: Is Our Universe a Simulation?
Monday February 10, 2014 @09:38PM How To Hack Subway Fares Using Fare Arbitrage
Monday February 10, 2014 @02:29PM Adjusting GPAs: A Statistician's Effort To Tackle Grade Inflation
Wednesday February 05, 2014 @09:31PM Second World War Code-cracking Computing Hero Colossus Turns 70
Monday February 03, 2014 @08:24AM James Dyson: We Should Pay Students To Study Engineering
Sunday February 02, 2014 @10:31AM Can Wolfram Alpha Tell Which Team Will Win the Super Bowl?
Friday January 24, 2014 @06:49PM Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @09:28AM Python Scripting and Analyzing Your Way To Love
Monday January 13, 2014 @10:53PM Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack
Wednesday January 08, 2014 @08:26PM Algorithm Aims To Predict Fiction Bestsellers
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:13AM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Saturday December 28, 2013 @05:18AM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Monday December 16, 2013 @05:07PM Polynesians May Have Invented Binary Math
Friday December 13, 2013 @08:10PM Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage
Friday November 22, 2013 @10:12AM Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) On Every Raspberry Pi
Thursday November 21, 2013 @05:55PM Ask Slashdot: How Reproducible Is Arithmetic In the Cloud?
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:16AM Ask Slashdot: Can You Trust Online Tax Software?
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @07:56AM Mathematicians Team Up To Close the Prime Gap
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:58PM Ask Slashdot: Cheap Second Calculators For Tests?
Saturday November 02, 2013 @10:40AM A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:29PM A MathML Progress Report: More Light Than Shadow
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @09:44AM Linux RNG May Be Insecure After All
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @12:50PM When Does the Universe Compute?
Friday August 30, 2013 @08:40PM Ohio State Introduces Massive Open Online Calculus
Sunday July 28, 2013 @12:35PM Microsoft's Math-Challenged STEM Education Contest
Sunday July 28, 2013 @08:07AM Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts
Thursday July 25, 2013 @07:54AM McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit
Monday July 22, 2013 @03:08PM Hollywood's Love of Analytics Couldn't Prevent Six Massive Blockbuster Flops
Friday July 19, 2013 @11:27PM Evolution of AI Interplanetary Trajectories Reaches Human-Competitive Levels
Friday July 19, 2013 @10:05AM J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm
Thursday July 11, 2013 @04:38PM Math and Science Popular With Students Until They Realize They're Hard
Thursday July 04, 2013 @04:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @06:09PM LibreOffice Calc Set To Get GPU Powered Boost From AMD
Saturday June 29, 2013 @09:31AM Australian Air Force's Recruiting Puzzle Shown To Be Unsolvable
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @08:05AM UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit
Thursday June 06, 2013 @11:50AM Banker Offers $1M To Solve Beal Conjecture
Thursday May 16, 2013 @10:32PM Brain Zapping Improves Math Ability
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @08:10PM Canada Courts, Patent Office Warns Against Trying To Patent Mathematics
Friday May 03, 2013 @07:15PM Firefox Is the First Browser To Pass the MathML Acid2 Test
Thursday May 02, 2013 @12:05PM IBM Researchers Open Source Homomorphic Crypto Library
Friday April 26, 2013 @09:15AM New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?
Sunday April 21, 2013 @07:59AM Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist
Friday April 19, 2013 @09:45PM Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs
Sunday April 07, 2013 @11:14AM Extended TeX: Past, Present, and Future
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @08:02PM How That 'Extra .9%' Could Ward Off a Zombie Apocalypse
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @11:29AM Pierre Deligne Wins Abel Prize For Contributions To Algebraic Geometry
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @08:23AM Pierre Deligne wins Abel Prize for contributions to algebraic geometry
Thursday March 14, 2013 @09:29AM 10 Ways To Celebrate International Pi Day
Thursday February 21, 2013 @08:26AM You Can Navigate Between Any Two Websites In 19 Clicks Or Fewer
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @11:00AM Full Review of the Color TI-84 Plus
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:09PM Hands on with TI's Color-Screen TI-84 Plus
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:26AM Taking a Hard Look At SSD Write Endurance
Tuesday February 12, 2013 @12:21PM Estonian Schools To Teach Computer-Based Math
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @09:39AM New Largest Known Prime Number: 2^57,885,161-1
Sunday February 03, 2013 @10:14PM Australian Economists Predictions No Better Than Flipping a Coin
Friday February 01, 2013 @08:18PM Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
Tuesday January 29, 2013 @12:19AM Google Pledges Pi Million Dollars In Pwnium 3 Prizes
Thursday January 03, 2013 @02:04PM Khan Academy Will Be Ready For Its Close-Up In Idaho
Thursday January 03, 2013 @02:21AM Mr. DeMille, Khan Academy's Ready for its Close-Up
Thursday December 27, 2012 @09:25PM Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven
Thursday December 27, 2012 @08:20PM Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven
Saturday December 22, 2012 @12:12AM Juggling By the Numbers
Friday December 21, 2012 @01:17AM Juggling by the Numbers
Thursday December 20, 2012 @06:57AM TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C Stands For Color
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @03:59PM TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C stands for Color!
Thursday December 13, 2012 @09:15PM Ask Slashdot: Replacing a TI-84 with software on a Linux box?
Saturday December 01, 2012 @02:53PM One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators
Saturday December 01, 2012 @02:40PM The algorithms of Elevators
Thursday November 29, 2012 @11:20PM In Calculator Arms Race, Casio Fires Back: Color Touchscreen ClassPad
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:29AM Negative Number Throws Stockholm Stock Exchange For a Loop
Sunday November 18, 2012 @03:09PM Linux On the TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:31AM Fabricating Nature and a Physical Turing Test
Thursday November 15, 2012 @01:41AM Climate Treaty Negotiators Are Taking the Wrong Approach, Say Game Theorists
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @10:39AM With NCLB Waiver, Virginia Sorts Kids' Scores By Race
Monday November 12, 2012 @10:30PM Evidence for Unconscious Math, Language Processing Abilities
Monday November 12, 2012 @05:53PM Your Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Process Language
Saturday November 03, 2012 @11:24PM How To Build a Supercomputer In 24 Hours
Thursday November 01, 2012 @07:26AM Physicist Explains Cthulhu's "Non-Euclidean Geometry"
Saturday October 20, 2012 @08:25AM Life Programmed In Life
Friday October 19, 2012 @07:02AM Randomly generated math article accepted by ``open-access'' journal
Saturday October 13, 2012 @08:04AM SmoothLife - A Continuous Conway's Life
Thursday October 11, 2012 @07:06AM Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @04:18PM Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light
Sunday September 30, 2012 @07:41AM Teachers Write an Open Textbook In a Weekend Hackathon
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @02:28PM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra By Example
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @11:03AM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra by Example
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @11:07PM Statisticians Predict the Odds of Another 9/11 Event
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @12:11AM Studying Tsunami
Thursday September 13, 2012 @03:54PM What Are the Odds of Another 9/11 Event?
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Found Calculators?
Monday September 10, 2012 @05:06PM Possible Proof of ABC Conjecture
Monday September 10, 2012 @02:10PM Fujitsu Building Robot To Pass Math Exams
Monday September 10, 2012 @11:28AM Proof claimed for deep connection between primes
Monday September 10, 2012 @07:09AM The Problems With Online Math Classes
Monday September 10, 2012 @12:57AM Udacity Statistics is Awful
Friday September 07, 2012 @10:34PM The Mathematics of War
Friday September 07, 2012 @06:09PM Poll-Based System Predicts U.S. Election Results For President, Senate
Friday August 31, 2012 @12:16PM Universal Turing Machine In Penrose Tile Cellular Automata
Monday August 27, 2012 @11:50PM Stanford Researchers Discover the 'Anternet'
Sunday August 26, 2012 @10:41AM Solid State Quantum Computer Finds 15=3x5 — 48% of the Time