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[Feature photo above by Baluart.net.] Here’s a blast from the Let’s Play Math! blog archives: Seven years ago, one of my math club students was preparing for a speech contest. His mother emailed me to check some figures, which led … Continue reading →

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It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.~Albert EinsteinThe 108th day of the year; 108 can be written as the sum of a cube and a square (a^3 + b^2) in two ways. This is the smallest number with this property. *Prime Curios AND 108 = 1¹ • 2² • 3³ *jim wilder @wilderlab EVENTS1557 Maurolico completed the ﬁrst volume of his Arithmetic at three o’clock in the morning on Easter Sunday. [Jean […]

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Daniel Simpson gave a seminar at CREST yesterday on his recently arXived paper, “Penalising model component complexity: A principled, practical approach to constructing priors” written with Thiago Martins, Andrea Riebler, Håvard Rue, and Sigrunn Sørbye. Paper that he should also have given in Banff last month had he not lost his passport in København airport… […]

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The implementation for this solver is not available, here is another phase diagram for the Robust PCA decomposition. the previous one is featured in the Advanced Matrix Factorization Jungle page from Bilinear Generalized Approximate Message Passing by Jason T. Parker, Philip Schniter, Volkan Cevher. One wonders how the two diagrams fit with each other. Here is the paper: Robust Subspace Recovery via Dual Sparsity Pursuit by Xiao Bian, Hamid KrimSuccessful applications
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Ho appena trovato in rete "The EVOLUTION of FILM in 3 minutes", un bellissimo filmato realizzato dal bizzarro Scott Ewing.Attraverso un sapiente montaggio, l'autore racconta l'evoluzione del cinema a partire dal 1878 con Edward J. Muybridge, inventore dello Zoopraxiscopio, che rese possibile la proiezione delle immagini, permettendone la visione a più persone contemporaneamente. Il sistema è ritenuto un precursore del cinema.Continua a leggere...»

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Am 18. April 1619 wurde in #Schleusingen Johannes Kühn geboren, Mathematikprofessor @UniLeipzig.
Seine "Excesse":
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2014-04-18 07:20:13

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2014-04-18 07:15:31

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RT @ResearchSMG Beautiful illustrations and instruments in the article by Dr Florence Grant. http://t.co/MVktKBzECf http://t.co/NLii2vw9fv

2014-04-18 07:11:10

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2014-04-18 07:05:16

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RT @jaivirdi Heads, and How to Read Them (1921) #histmed #histpsych http://t.co/LpuD5YQAED cc @jamesposkett

2014-04-18 06:53:04

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RT @OnThisDayinMath: #OTD 1557 Maurolico completed the ﬁrst volume of his Arithmetic at three o’clock in the morning on Easter Sunday. htt…

2014-04-18 06:41:22

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RT @LauraJSnyder: And see @SciArtinAmerica How art, science & tech change our perception of time http://t.co/z65xA58wKf #artsci

2014-04-18 06:40:57

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RT @ptak Great! RT @slatevault: A flowchart to use when asking geographical questions (1821) http://t.co/nRJUxksZXl http://t.co/HBKlYpZdU1

2014-04-18 06:39:45

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