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July 29, 2015

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9:02 PM | A #miracle out of my window. #sunset
A video posted by Iakovos Ouranos (@iomikron) on Jul 29, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT A #miracle out of my window. #sunset
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7:49 PM | Dark Matter
Screenshots from science fiction TV series Dark Matter   http://im-possible.info/english/art/films/dark-matter.html
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4:30 PM | How stolen data affects you
You typically hear about data breaches in terms of number of records that were hacked. "A million email addresses were stolen" or "hackers ripped off 100,000 passwords." Does anyone care?…Tags: New York Times, privacy, quiz
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2:05 PM | 7 Days of Maths http://www.intmath.com #3
Interactive Trigonometric Ratios
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2:00 PM | #533 Breakpoints – A new minimal geometric composition each day.
#533 Breakpoints – A new minimal geometric composition each day.
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9:03 AM | Avoid busy times at local businesses with Google
Waiting in line stinks. I purposely go to the grocery store during off-times with my son, so I don't have to deal with the long lines. Google, I think currently…Tags: Google, location, traffic
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12:41 AM | jpedmaths:Angles in the same segment are equal.
jpedmaths:Angles in the same segment are equal.
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12:00 AM | beautyandthebook: Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions...
beautyandthebook: Flatland: A Romance in Many Dimensions (1884), a whimsical tale of different dimensions that acts as a satire of victorian culture.

July 28, 2015

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9:13 PM | geometricloci: LOLfonte
geometricloci: LOLfonte
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8:23 PM | Inspired by Pink Floyd
Image on the wall, which was inspired by covers of albums of Pink Floyd   by design_guns   http://im-possible.info/english/art/misc/street-art/design_guns.html   Author - https://instagram.com/design_guns/
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2:02 PM | 7 Days of Maths http://www.intmath.com #2
Fourier Series Graph Interactive
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2:00 PM | #532 Wharf – A new minimal geometric composition each day.
#532 Wharf – A new minimal geometric composition each day.
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7:26 AM | Visual introduction to machine learning
What is machine learning? It sounds like a bunch of computers get together in the library on Tuesdays and study during all-nighters. It's not quite that. Stephanie Yee and Tony…Tags: machine learning
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5:00 AM | The Future of Metric?
(Click on the comic if you can't see the full image.) (C)Copyright 2015, C. Burke.Imagine being base 10 in a base 2 world. Come back often for more funny math and geeky comics.
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12:30 AM | Catalan numbers for triangulations gambler’s ruin binary...
Catalan numbers for triangulations gambler’s ruin binary trees trees …from the Flajolet/Sedgewick coursera analysis of algorithms in R: catalan % sum } (This is slow above catalan(10) though, so here’s a memoised version. Then if you want to run above catalan(250) you’ll need to adjust options(expressions=5e3) to something higher; otherwise the nesting of calls goes too deep.)
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12:26 AM | If you can manage to choose u and v such that u = v =x, then...
If you can manage to choose u and v such that u = v =x, then the answer is just (½)x^2, which is easy to remember. Oh, and add a ’+C’ or you’ll get yelled at. [xkcd]
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12:00 AM | If you can manage to choose u and v such that u = v =x, then...
If you can manage to choose u and v such that u = v =x, then the answer is just (½)x^2, which is easy to remember. Oh, and add a ’+C’ or you’ll get yelled at. [xkcd]

July 27, 2015

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8:06 PM | Panel from comics about Doctor Strange
Escher inspired panel from comics about Doctor Strange.   http://im-possible.info/english/art/comics/doctor-strange.html
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5:36 PM | Million dollar blocks and the cost of incarceration
Incarceration costs a lot of money. We know this, sort of. But how much really? Million Dollar Blocks, by Daniel Cooper and Ryan Lugalia-Hollon, estimates the cost in Chicago, down…Tags: economics, incarceration
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4:00 PM | Belated Shark Week
Sharks seem to be a beach menace this summer from North Carolina beaches, South African surf competitions, to TV movies.But for some perspective, above is a dramatic, graphic comparison of the number of people killed by sharks per year and number of sharks killed by people PER HOUR. About 12 people are killed by sharks each year, and over 11,000 sharks are killed PER HOUR by people. The image above is just the beginning of a long graphic scroll of shark death. Here is the bottom of the […]
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2:00 PM | #531 I/O – A new minimal geometric composition each day.
#531 I/O – A new minimal geometric composition each day.
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1:55 PM | 7 Days of Maths http://www.intmath.com #1
Interactive Conics Graph So cool!  
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11:30 AM | Twitter bot generates biographies via Census data
We usually see Census data in aggregate. It comes in choropleth maps or as statistics about various subpopulations and geographies. Is there value in seeing the numbers as individuals? What…Tags: census, FiveThirtyEight, human, Twitter
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12:30 AM | the Kapranov-Reznikov-Mazur dictionary between knots and...
the Kapranov-Reznikov-Mazur dictionary between knots and arithmetic primes
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12:25 AM | La recta en el plano
Esquema rápido que relaciona las formas principales de la ecuación de una recta en el plano y el modo de pasar de una a otra a partir de las relaciones entre coeficientes, vector y pendiente. Es muy útil para comprender la … Sigue leyendo →
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12:00 AM | ted:Happy Valentine’s Day to our favorite nerds. Learn how to...
ted:Happy Valentine’s Day to our favorite nerds. Learn how to use math to rig your love life»

July 26, 2015

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11:26 PM | Favorite corner in #workplace with #pencils #brushes #inks and a...
Favorite corner in #workplace with #pencils #brushes #inks and a new work in progress.
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8:09 PM | Skull with impossible triangle
Images by Mark Andrew Chapman (chappo)   http://im-possible.info/english/art/misc/tattoo/mark-chapman.html   Author - https://instagram.com/chappo__/
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6:38 PM | Form Constants of Optical Mineralogy
Chromatic Polarisation of Light (German, unknown) [1895] The Virtual Museum of the History of Mineralogy contains a large collection of scans from monographs on crystallography and mineralogy, arranged by author in alphabetical order, from 1450 to 1912. The chromolithographs of optical interference figures, mostly from the 19th century record the passage of light through crystal […]
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4:32 PM | #pencils and #charcoal , #brushes and #pen…
#pencils and #charcoal , #brushes and #pen…
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