From metafilter, mesmerizing visualizations of genetic algorithms.
The paper and pencil cosmological calculator.
Zipfian Academy is offering to train people to become data scientists in twelve intense weeks. (via.)
A prize is on offer for improving prediction of flight delays..
Sebastian Bubeck’s blog on “topics in optimization, probability, and statistics.
A roundup of 100 statistics blogs.
A tumblr of transit maps . (Yes, not really about math -b ut sort of tickles the same part of the brain, no?)
E. O. Wilson on why scientists don’t need math, and Jeremy Fox on why they do.