Links for February 8

When the US Air Force discovered the flaw of averages

An in-depth description of Napier’s bones.

Cathy O’Neil on being an ethical data scientist.

Artisanal integers (not just a page that gives some out – some actual math content here!)

John Allen Paulos talks with Glen Whitney about his new book, which I am ashamed to admit I haven’t read yet.

Brian Hayes on what it takes to put together one of those sites that tells you the properties of a number.

Advertisements

One thought on “Links for February 8

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s