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Science magazine this week has an article and a podcast about the NSA and the AMS. AMS president David Vogan is portrayed as outraged at the NSA’s misuse of mathematics, but without much support for doing anything about it: But … Continue reading →

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here. (h/t Shelley Tremain)

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Shawn Miller, a graduate student at the University of California, Davis, has been kind enough to create a philosophy of physics grad program wiki in the mold of philbio.net, which you can find at philphysics.net. He wanted me to be sure to note that the wiki uses, with permission, Christian...

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We probably spent 30 minutes this morning talking through a pretty tough example problem in Art of Problem Solving’s Geometry book. For our movie project this morning I changed up the numbers and had him work through the problem again. It still gave him a little trouble, but he was about to get through it…

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Years ago, when I was a student and young professor in Berkeley, one could often heard it said that the subject of logic or at least metamathematics, according to the Tarski school, could be divided into four subjects: model theory, … Continue reading →

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"Visualizing Inequalities in a 3-Person Economy" http://t.co/pf4qLQU42l http://t.co/PFQvGaDPY7

2015-01-30 10:44:40

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RT @mathshistory: Nicolaus Fuss (1755-1826), a mathematician who worked as an amanuensis to Euler, born 30 Jan http://t.co/u3VswinEzB

2015-01-30 10:43:47

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RT @emmhrn: @emmhrn (The Early Modern Medical Humanities Research Network) has a new website. A work in progress but here it is https://t.c…

2015-01-30 10:43:34

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RT @beckyfh: RT @BenLillie: Most people trust science and scientists. Really nice analysis of a recent AAAS/PEW survey: http://t.co/05IXqah…

2015-01-30 10:41:19

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RT @HPS_Vanessa: Neat little storify by @reevesnicky about the 'iconic' 'Hinzie' hall and its dino/whale/elephant residents https://t.co/BJ…

2015-01-30 10:37:06

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RT @yovisto: #OnThisDay in 1781, German poet and naturalist of French Origin Adelbert of Chamisso was born.http://t.co/GI4DpApEu3 http://t.…

2015-01-30 10:35:36

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RT @AlexiBaker: CFP deadline extended to February 7 for Midwest Junto for the History of Science @UWMadison April 17-19: https://t.co/ZvKoh…

2015-01-30 10:34:42

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RT @mluebbecke: deadline: tomorrow @HCM_Bonn trimester on combinatorial optimization http://t.co/2FDd5G9Vt7 #math http://t.co/oqp79p9OyB

2015-01-30 10:33:07

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