Online matchmaking is not so great, because it leads you to focus on things that are easily measured.
Cheating on homework in a graduate course is staggeringly dumb. This post and its comments are not, and attempt to answer the question: what’s the point of homework in math classes? (If I were a better blogger, or if I were not seeing an amazing lady like one of the commenters was, I’d have an answer of my own.)
The anachronism machine: the language of Downtown Abbey. (The typo is deliberate; I don’t watch the show.)
You can look at brains and see math anxiety.
David Spiegelhalter on What does a 13% increased risk of death mean??
The MIT course 6.042: Mathematics for Computer Science has a textbook in progress by Eric Lehman (Google), F. Thomson Leighton (MIT math/CS, Akamai), Albert Meyer (MIT EECS, MIT CSAIL); various versions of it in various stages of completion are available from their course web page. (via Hacker News.)
Jordan Ellenberg at Slate: Six Degrees of Innovation: What Broadway musicals tell us about creativity.
From stackoverflow, How do I find Waldo with Mathematica?