Math MutationErik Seligman
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Welcome to Math Mutation, a podcast for people of all ages where we discuss fun, interesting, or just plain weird corners of mathematics that you would not have heard in school.(Feedback email erik@mathmutation.com).Welcome to Math Mutation, a podcast for people of all ages where we discuss fun, interesting, or just plain weird corners of mathematics that you would not have heard in school. Welcome to Math Mutation, a podcast for people of all ages where we discuss fun, interesting, or just plain weird corners of mathematics that you would not have heard in school.(Feedback email erik@mathmutation.com).en-userik@erikseligman.comerik@erikseligman.com (Erik Seligman)The Podcast RSS Buddy 3.0 http://www.tolley.info/rssbuddy/index.html(c) 2007-2021 Erik SeligmannoErik Seligmanerik@erikseligman.comhttp://www.erikseligman.com/mm/mmlogo_thin.JPGMath Mutationhttp://www.mathmutation.com
Math MutationScienceSun, 07 Oct 2019 10:55:58 -0800Sun, 07 Oct 2019 10:55:58 -0800Math Mutation 280: Rubik's ResurgenceErik Seligman
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Thanks to social media, Rubik's Cube is popular again.
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Thanks to social media, Rubik's Cube is popular again.
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 25 Aug 2022 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:50math,mathematics,rubiks,rubix,cubehttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 279: Improbable EnvelopesErik Seligman
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We discuss the famous Two Envelopes paradox, along with an unconventional solution.
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We discuss the famous Two Envelopes paradox, along with an unconventional solution.
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 30 Jun 2022 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:05math,mathematics,envelopes,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 278: Bicycle Repair ManErik Seligman
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Alan Turing's adventures in bicycle repair.
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Alan Turing's adventures in bicycle repair.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 22 May 2022 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:03:48math,mathematics,turinghttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 277: Bad Career AdviceErik Seligman
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Should you aim for a maximally "scalable" profession in order to become rich?
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Should you aim for a maximally "scalable" profession in order to become rich?
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erik@mathmutation.comWed, 31 Mar 2022 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:06:22math,mathematics,taleb,ludic,black swanhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 276: Don't Believe the MathErik Seligman
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We discuss Nassim Taleb's "Ludic Fallacy", the incorrect belief that simple mathematical models accurately predict the real world.
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We discuss Nassim Taleb's "Ludic Fallacy", the incorrect belief that simple mathematical models accurately predict the real world.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 20 Feb 2022 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:06:44math,mathematics,taleb,ludic,black swanhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 275: Demanding Fair DiceErik Seligman
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What does it take to create fair dice for an online game?
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What does it take to create fair dice for an online game?
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 22 Jan 2022 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:58math,mathematics,randomness,dice,pseudorandomhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 274: The GombocErik Seligman
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A strange self-righting 3-D shape was only discovered in the 21st century.
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A strange self-righting 3-D shape was only discovered in the 21st century.
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erik@mathmutation.comTue, 30 Nov 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:29math,mathematics,gomboc,weeblehttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 273: A Maze Of LabyrinthsErik Seligman
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Why are literary and visual labyrinths from ancient and medieval times so different?
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Why are literary and visual labyrinths from ancient and medieval times so different?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 31 Oct 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:34math,mathematics,mazes,labyrinths,minotaurhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 272: The Mathematics of Jackie MasonErik Seligman
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How Jackie Mason derived jokes from Talmudic logic.
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How Jackie Mason derived jokes from Talmudic logic.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 20 Sep 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:15math,mathematics,numbers,logic,talmud,masonhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 271: Too Much TestingErik Seligman
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Think about the math before getting tested for a rare disease.
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Think about the math before getting tested for a rare disease.
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 31 Jul 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:26math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 270: Which Way To TurnErik Seligman
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Why are screw threads always right-handed? Or are they?
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Why are screw threads always right-handed? Or are they?
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erik@mathmutation.comTue, 15 Jun 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:02:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 269: A Good Use of DowntimeErik Seligman
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We discuss a strange mathematical experiment conducted in a World War II prison camp.
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We discuss a strange mathematical experiment conducted in a World War II prison camp.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 25 Apr 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:45math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 268: The Right Way To GambleErik Seligman
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When does it make sense to bet it all on a single spin of the roulette wheel?
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When does it make sense to bet it all on a single spin of the roulette wheel?
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 19 Mar 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:03:51math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 267: Free Will Isn't FreeErik Seligman
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Do the nondeterministic calculations of quantum physics inevitably lead to proof of free will?
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Do the nondeterministic calculations of quantum physics inevitably lead to proof of free will?
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 31 Jan 2021 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,quantum mechanicshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 266: A Number Is A NumberErik Seligman
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We explore Bertrand Russell's set-theoretic definition of whole numbers.
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We explore Bertrand Russell's set-theoretic definition of whole numbers.
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 25 Dec 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:11math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,peano,russellhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 265: Defining Numbers, Sort ofErik Seligman
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Is there a fundamental set of axioms we can use to define whole numbers?
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Is there a fundamental set of axioms we can use to define whole numbers?
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 30 Nov 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:29math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,peano,russellhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 264: Unbalanced SocietyErik Seligman
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We explore some of Alfred Korzybski's odd ideas about using math to remake society.
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We explore some of Alfred Korzybski's odd ideas about using math to remake society.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 11 Oct 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:09math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,korzybski,semanticshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 263: Asimov vs DoyleErik Seligman
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Was Sherlock Holmes' archnemesis Moriarty really a mathematical genius?
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Was Sherlock Holmes' archnemesis Moriarty really a mathematical genius?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 31 Aug 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:47math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,binomial,asimov,doyle,sherlockhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 262: My Bathroom Needs More BerylliumErik Seligman
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How to combine magic squares and Feng Shui.
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How to combine magic squares and Feng Shui.
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 31 Jul 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:56math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,magic squares,feng shui,elementshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 261: The Mystery of the SErik Seligman
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Is the title of this podcast missing an S?
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Is the title of this podcast missing an S?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 28 Jun 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:03:50math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,mathshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 260: The Conway CriterionErik Seligman
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How much can you deform hexagonal tiles and still cover your bathroom floor?
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How much can you deform hexagonal tiles and still cover your bathroom floor?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 17 May 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,tesselation,tiling,conwayhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 259: Is Reality Really Real?Erik Seligman
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Does Donald Hoffman's book "The Case Against Reality" prove everything we perceive is wrong?
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Does Donald Hoffman's book "The Case Against Reality" prove everything we perceive is wrong?
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 07 Feb 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:05:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,evolutionhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 258: Memory or KnotErik Seligman
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Exploring the Incas' clever "quipu" system of data storage.
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Exploring the Incas' clever "quipu" system of data storage.
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 25 Jan 2020 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:22math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,quipu,inca,memoryhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 257: Turning Things Sideways in TimeErik Seligman
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Are memories just wires turned sideways in time?
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Are memories just wires turned sideways in time?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 29 Dec 2019 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:42math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,fourth dimension,time,hillis,long nowhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 256: Crazy Eyed FishErik Seligman
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How symmetry and asymmetry naturally evolve in living creatures.
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How symmetry and asymmetry naturally evolve in living creatures.
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 30 Nov 2019 09:55:58 -0800Scienceno00:04:05math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,dawkins,evolution,eye,symmetryhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 255: Mountain Climbing with DawkinsErik Seligman
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How Richard Dawkins' metaphor of "Mount Improbable" explains the evolution of the human eye.
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How Richard Dawkins' metaphor of "Mount Improbable" explains the evolution of the human eye.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 07 Oct 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & Medicineno00:05:31math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,dawkins,evolution,eyehttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 254: How To Annoy Your CatErik Seligman
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The mathematics of falling cats.
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The mathematics of falling cats.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 18 Aug 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & Medicineno00:04:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,fermat,catshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 253: Making Jewelry With FermatErik Seligman
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We discuss Fermat's Little Theorem, along with an elegant visual proof.
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We discuss Fermat's Little Theorem, along with an elegant visual proof.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 21 Jul 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-253no00:04:49math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,fermat,little theorem,rsa,cryptography,primalityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 252: A Mathematician Translating Pushkin?Erik Seligman
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Why did a famous math author translate a classic Russian epic poem?
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Why did a famous math author translate a classic Russian epic poem?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 23 Jun 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-252no00:04:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,pushkin,hofstadterhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 251: Paradoxes, Mathematical Oddities, and Formal VerificationErik Seligman
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Audio of a recent conference talk relating Math Mutation topics to the verification of processor designs.
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Audio of a recent conference talk relating Math Mutation topics to the verification of processor designs.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 20 May 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-251no00:40:49math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,formal verificationhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 250: Life on the Long TailErik Seligman
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How the Long Tail theory enables Math Mutation to exist.
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How the Long Tail theory enables Math Mutation to exist.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 31 Mar 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-250no00:06:02math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,long tailhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 249: The Other Half of the BattleErik Seligman
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How poor communication of accurate math destroyed a space shuttle.
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How poor communication of accurate math destroyed a space shuttle.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 18 Feb 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-249no00:06:14math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,tufte,columbia,chartjunkhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 248: A Safe BetErik Seligman
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How the Base Rate Fallacy can help us find out if the sun has exploded.
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How the Base Rate Fallacy can help us find out if the sun has exploded.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 07 Jan 2019 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-248no00:06:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,xkcd,homeopathy,base_rate_fallacyhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 247: Wombat GeometryErik Seligman
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Exploring the secrets of the only animals with cubic dung.
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Exploring the secrets of the only animals with cubic dung.
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erik@mathmutation.comFri, 28 Dec 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-247no00:04:06math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,wombatshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 246: Election Solutions RevisitedErik Seligman
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Can we use mathemtical insights to reduce the partisan conflicts surrounding ballot counting after every election?
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Can we use mathemtical insights to reduce the partisan conflicts surrounding ballot counting after every election?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 02 Dec 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-246no00:05:49math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,electionshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 245: How Far Apart Are Numbers?Erik Seligman
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What is the "right" way to draw a number line?
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What is the "right" way to draw a number line?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 08 Oct 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-245no00:04:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 244: Is Music Just Numbers?Erik Seligman
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Do digital methods truly represent the original music, or are we missing something?
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Do digital methods truly represent the original music, or are we missing something?
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 08 Sep 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-244no00:06:12math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,consciousnesshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 243: The Consciousness ContinuumErik Seligman
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Are being asleep and awake distinct states, or part of a continuous spectrum?
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Are being asleep and awake distinct states, or part of a continuous spectrum?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 29 Jul 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-243no00:04:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,consciousnesshttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 242: Effort and ImpactErik Seligman
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The pitfalls of planning using impact-effort analysis.
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The pitfalls of planning using impact-effort analysis.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 24 Jun 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-242no00:06:50math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,congitive biashttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 241: A Strange FixationErik Seligman
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The surprising properties of the number 6174, known as Kaprekar's Constant.
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The surprising properties of the number 6174, known as Kaprekar's Constant.
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erik@mathmutation.comThu, 31 May 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-241no00:06:04math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,education,doroughhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 240: R.I.P. Little TwelvetoesErik Seligman
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Discussing the late Bob Dorough's oddest song, "Little Twelvetoes".
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Discussing the late Bob Dorough's oddest song, "Little Twelvetoes".
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 30 Apr 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172900-240no00:05:53math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probability,education,doroughhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 239: The Shape of our KnowledgeErik Seligman
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What would a diagram of all human knowledge look like?
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What would a diagram of all human knowledge look like?
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 31 Mar 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-247no00:05:00math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 238: Programming Your DonkeyErik Seligman
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Does the "Buridan's Ass" paradox prove the existence of free will?
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Does the "Buridan's Ass" paradox prove the existence of free will?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 18 Feb 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-245no00:06:12math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 237: A Skewed PerspectiveErik Seligman
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The strange relativistic phenomenon of Terrell Rotation.
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The strange relativistic phenomenon of Terrell Rotation.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 15 Jan 2018 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-244no00:03:45math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 236: A Stubborn TortoiseErik Seligman
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Why do we believe basic logical arguments?
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Why do we believe basic logical arguments?
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erik@mathmutation.comWed, 19 Dec 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-243no00:03:58math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 235: Syntax WarsErik Seligman
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Do human languages really need rules of syntax?
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Do human languages really need rules of syntax?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 19 Nov 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-242no00:04:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 234: Le Grand KErik Seligman
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The suprisingly primitive method used for standardizing the kilogram.
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The suprisingly primitive method used for standardizing the kilogram.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 14 Oct 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-241no00:05:04math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 233: A Totalitarian TheoremErik Seligman
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How the Pythagorean Theorem influenced Hobbes' Leviathan.
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How the Pythagorean Theorem influenced Hobbes' Leviathan.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 28 Aug 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-240no00:05:11math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 232: Overcooked BaconErik Seligman
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Is there merit to the "Six Degrees of Separation" concept?
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Is there merit to the "Six Degrees of Separation" concept?
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 26 Jul 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-239no00:06:14math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 231: A New Dimension in HousingErik Seligman
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Buckminster Fuller's first four-dimensional house.
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Buckminster Fuller's first four-dimensional house.
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 26 Jun 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-238no00:06:33math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 230: Just Say The Dog Ate ItErik Seligman
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Should professors assign famous unsolved problems as homework?
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Should professors assign famous unsolved problems as homework?
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erik@mathmutation.comSat, 26 May 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-237no00:03:50math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 229: When Numbers ChangeErik Seligman
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If you test a conjecture with values up to 60 digits, can you assume it will be true forever?
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If you test a conjecture with values up to 60 digits, can you assume it will be true forever?
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 26 Mar 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-236no00:05:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 228: So Easy It's HardErik Seligman
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Exploring the "Collatz Conjecture", which is simple enough to explain to a child, but has yet to be proven.
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Exploring the "Collatz Conjecture", which is simple enough to explain to a child, but has yet to be proven.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 19 Feb 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-235no00:05:05math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 227: Heads In The CloudsErik Seligman
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Gulliver's lesser known voyage to Laputa, which satirized out-of-touch mathematicians.
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Gulliver's lesser known voyage to Laputa, which satirized out-of-touch mathematicians.
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erik@mathmutation.comSun, 29 Jan 2017 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-234no00:06:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 226: See You Next YearErik Seligman
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If a friend wants to meet "a year from Monday", when exactly is that?
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If a friend wants to meet "a year from Monday", when exactly is that?
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erik@mathmutation.comThu, 29 Dec 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-233no00:04:58math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 225: A Crazy Kind of ComputerErik Seligman
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How stochastic computing cleverly utilizes the laws of probability.
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How stochastic computing cleverly utilizes the laws of probability.
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erik@mathmutation.comTue, 29 Nov 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-232no00:06:28math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 224: Did America Fail a Math Test?Erik Seligman
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Did the Third Pound Burger fail because people thought it was too small?
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Did the Third Pound Burger fail because people thought it was too small?
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 31 Oct 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-231no00:04:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 223: Think With Both Your BrainsErik Seligman
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Harness the power of your "R-mode" for problem solving.
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Harness the power of your "R-mode" for problem solving.
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 26 Sep 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-230no00:06:01math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 222: Fractal ExpressionismErik Seligman
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Are abstract expressionist paintings really fractals?
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Are abstract expressionist paintings really fractals?
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erik@mathmutation.comMon, 22 Aug 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-229no00:05:55math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 221: The Trouble With Glass BeadsErik Seligman
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Are modern physicists just playing a "glass bead game"?
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Are modern physicists just playing a "glass bead game"?
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erik@mathmutation.comThu, 30 Jun 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-228no00:07:17math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 220: Cognitive BSesErik Seligman
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Are the "Cognitive Biases" reallly flaws in the human mind?
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Are the "Cognitive Biases" reallly flaws in the human mind?
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 29 May 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-227no00:05:29math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 219: A Portal to the PastErik Seligman
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Can you travel in time using the International Dateline?
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Can you travel in time using the International Dateline?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 Mar 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-226no00:06:32math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 218: Itching for the I ChingErik Seligman
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John Cage's music and the mathematics of the I Ching.
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John Cage's music and the mathematics of the I Ching.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 Mar 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-225no00:06:26math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 217: The Oxford CalculatorsErik Seligman
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Discussing a lesser-known group of 14th-century philosophers who laid the foundations for Galileo.
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Discussing a lesser-known group of 14th-century philosophers who laid the foundations for Galileo.
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 24 Feb 2016 13:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-224no00:05:30math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 216: Bowie Meets EscherErik Seligman
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David Bowie was once in a live Escher lithograph.
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David Bowie was once in a live Escher lithograph.
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 2 Feb 2016 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-223no00:05:30math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 215: It's Not A ConspiracyErik Seligman
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Could someone invent a device that alters the laws of probability?
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Could someone invent a device that alters the laws of probability?
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 23 Dec 2015 09:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-222no00:05:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 214: In Search of the Ultimate Math GameErik Seligman
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Are there any good educational math games out for smartphones/tablets?
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Are there any good educational math games out for smartphones/tablets?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 29 Nov 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-221no00:05:46math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 213 Proof of the Fourth DimensionErik Seligman
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Did Rudolf Steiner prove our minds are four-dimensional 100 years ago?
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Did Rudolf Steiner prove our minds are four-dimensional 100 years ago?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 Oct 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-220no00:05:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 212 De-Abstracting Your LifeErik Seligman
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How to fight stereotypes and prejudice using indexing and dating
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How to fight stereotypes and prejudice using indexing and dating
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 Sep 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-219no00:05:27math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 211 Saving A Few Million YearsErik Seligman
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I shamelessly plug my new Formal Verification book.
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I shamelessly plug my new Formal Verification book.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 30 Aug 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-218no00:06:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 210 Two Plus Two Equals FiveErik Seligman
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Is it ever valid to claim that 2+2=5?
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Is it ever valid to claim that 2+2=5?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 26 Jul 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-217no00:05:42math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 209 Wheels That Aren't RoundErik Seligman
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The surprising properties of non-circular curves of constant width.
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The surprising properties of non-circular curves of constant width.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 21 Jun 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-215no00:04:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 208 Your Kids Are Smarter Than YouErik Seligman
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The Flynn Effect shows that our collective IQ is increasing with each generation.
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The Flynn Effect shows that our collective IQ is increasing with each generation.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 24 May 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-214no00:06:19math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 207 Answering All Possible QuestionsErik Seligman
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A 13th century monk shows us how to discover all life's answers thru combinatorics.
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A 13th century monk shows us how to discover all life's answers thru combinatorics.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 12 Apr 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-213no00:05:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 206 Deceptive DigitsErik Seligman
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Do the random processes of the universe prefer some digits over others?
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Do the random processes of the universe prefer some digits over others?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 22 Mar 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-212no00:05:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 205 The Converse of a CEOErik Seligman
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Seeking success advice from the successful exposes a mathematical fallacy.
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Seeking success advice from the successful exposes a mathematical fallacy.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 01 Mar 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-211no00:05:17math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 204 What Happened to Grigori Perelman?Erik Seligman
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Update on the strange but brilliant genius who refused the Fields Medal.
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Update on the strange but brilliant genius who refused the Fields Medal.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 18 Jan 2015 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-210no00:05:55math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 203 Big Numbers Upside DownErik Seligman
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Understanding large numbers thru small probabilities.
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Understanding large numbers thru small probabilities.
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 27 Dec 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-209no00:04:32math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 202 PsychochronometryErik Seligman
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Why does time seem to pass faster as we age?
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Why does time seem to pass faster as we age?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Nov 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-208no00:05:04math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 201 A Heap Of SeagullsErik Seligman
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Can removing a grain of sand from a heap make it a non-heap?
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Can removing a grain of sand from a heap make it a non-heap?
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erik@erikseligman.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-207no00:05:18math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 200 Answering Common Listener QuestionsErik Seligman
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We celebrate episode 200 by answering the questions about Math Mutation that have been eating away at your brain.
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We celebrate episode 200 by answering the questions about Math Mutation that have been eating away at your brain.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 28 Sep 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-206no00:05:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 199 Precaution or Paranoia?Erik Seligman
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Why does Nassim Nicholas Taleb want to ban GMOs?
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Why does Nassim Nicholas Taleb want to ban GMOs?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 24 Aug 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-205no00:07:47math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 198 We're All PasteurizedErik Seligman
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How Louis Pasteur discovered that molecules have handedness.
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How Louis Pasteur discovered that molecules have handedness.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 03 Aug 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-204no00:05:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 197 Four Dimensional Greek WarshipsErik Seligman
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After all the original members left, was the Velvet Underground still the same band?
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After all the original members left, was the Velvet Underground still the same band?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 06 Jul 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-203no00:04:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 196 When 'Is' Isn'tErik Seligman
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How replacing English with E prime can make our language more logical and end human strife.
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How replacing English with E prime can make our language more logical and end human strife.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 15 Jun 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-202no00:05:48math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 195 Time-Reversed WorldsErik Seligman
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Are there solar systems out there where time runs backwards?
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Are there solar systems out there where time runs backwards?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 18 May 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-201no00:04:34math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 194 Voyages Through AnimalspaceErik Seligman
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Thinking of evolution as a journey through a multidimensional space.
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Thinking of evolution as a journey through a multidimensional space.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 13 Apr 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-200no00:06:09math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 193 Nonrandom RandomnessErik Seligman
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Ipod music shuffling and the Birthday Paradox.
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Ipod music shuffling and the Birthday Paradox.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Mar 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-199no00:05:30math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 192 A Logical LanguageErik Seligman
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Can we replace English with something more mathematically sound?
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Can we replace English with something more mathematically sound?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Feb 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-198no00:06:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 191 Liking The LotteryErik Seligman
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Is a government lottery really a tax on stupidity?
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Is a government lottery really a tax on stupidity?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 02 Feb 2014 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-197no00:05:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 190 Loving Only NumbersErik Seligman
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The strange life of Paul Erdos.
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The strange life of Paul Erdos.
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 28 Dec 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-196no00:06:36math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 189 Squaring The CircleErik Seligman
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Why can't we square the circle?
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Why can't we square the circle?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 08 Dec 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-195no00:07:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 188 Democracy Doesn't WorkErik Seligman
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Proof that no election is fair.
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Proof that no election is fair.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 11 Nov 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-194no00:05:33math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 187 Escher Made RealErik Seligman
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3-D models of impossible Escher objects.
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3-D models of impossible Escher objects.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 13 Oct 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-193no00:04:28math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 186 Not Quite InfinityErik Seligman
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A number so big that writing it down would fill up the known universe.
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A number so big that writing it down would fill up the known universe.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 22 Sep 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-192no00:04:39math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 185 The Gullible RatioErik Seligman
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Is the golden ratio phi as important as people claim?
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Is the golden ratio phi as important as people claim?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 27 Aug 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-191no00:06:55math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 184 Infinity Times InfinityErik Seligman
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Does it make any sense to add and multiply infinities?
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Does it make any sense to add and multiply infinities?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 28 Jul 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-190no00:06:32math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 183 A Founding TheoremErik Seligman
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Math that directly influenced our Founding Fathers.
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Math that directly influenced our Founding Fathers.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 30 Jun 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-189no00:05:58math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 182 Money For MathErik Seligman
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Prize money for provingdisproving famous conjectures.
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Prize money for provingdisproving famous conjectures.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 16 Jun 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-188no00:04:46math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 181 Rediscovering The BasicsErik Seligman
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Are modern Common Core Discovery Math programs destined for failure?
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Are modern Common Core Discovery Math programs destined for failure?
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 27 May 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-187no00:07:10math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 180 Reading The Tea Leaves For RealErik Seligman
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Discussing Rudy Rucker's idea of using natural processes as a paracomputer.
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Discussing Rudy Rucker's idea of using natural processes as a paracomputer.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 29 Apr 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-186no00:04:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 179 Bugged By MathErik Seligman
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With a brain the size of a pinhead, how do cicadas know about prime numbers?
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With a brain the size of a pinhead, how do cicadas know about prime numbers?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 31 Mar 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-185no00:04:37math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 178 Mathematical ImmortalityErik Seligman
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What do math and physics say about life after death?
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What do math and physics say about life after death?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 10 Mar 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-184no00:05:41math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 177 Does This Podcast Exist?Erik Seligman
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Discussing mathematical proofs that we live in the Matrix.
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Discussing mathematical proofs that we live in the Matrix.
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 29 Jan 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-183no00:05:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 176 Perfect MapsErik Seligman
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The various complications in creating 11 scale maps.
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The various complications in creating 11 scale maps.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 06 Jan 2013 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-182no00:05:05math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 175 Another Great Math MovieErik Seligman
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My review of Sphereland The Movie .
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My review of Sphereland The Movie .
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 16 Dec 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-181no00:05:51math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 174 Too Much Math?Erik Seligman
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Are scientists and engineers really afraid of equations?
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Are scientists and engineers really afraid of equations?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 Nov 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-180no00:05:48math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 173 Digital RootsErik Seligman
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Why adding up digits isn't just for crazy numerologists.
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Why adding up digits isn't just for crazy numerologists.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 28 Oct 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-179no00:05:19math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 172 Election SolutionsErik Seligman
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The real way to resolve close elections.
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The real way to resolve close elections.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Oct 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-178no00:07:31math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 171 Something Euclid MissedErik Seligman
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Try drawing the trisectors of each angle of a triangle, and you're in for a surprise.
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Try drawing the trisectors of each angle of a triangle, and you're in for a surprise.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 16 Sep 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-177no00:05:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 170 Gnarly GnovelsErik Seligman
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Can math give us insights into the quality of a work of fiction?
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Can math give us insights into the quality of a work of fiction?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 26 Aug 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-176no00:06:10math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 169 Isaac Newton, SupercopErik Seligman
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Newton's lesser-known second career in law enforcement.
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Newton's lesser-known second career in law enforcement.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 05 Aug 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-175no00:05:44math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 168 Twistier Than You ThoughtErik Seligman
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The strange properties and applications of the Mobius strip.
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The strange properties and applications of the Mobius strip.
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 14 Jul 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-174no00:05:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 167 Basic BugsErik Seligman
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How hard is it for a simple automaton to act like a real insect?
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How hard is it for a simple automaton to act like a real insect?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 26 Jun 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-173no00:05:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 166 A New Kind of DecadeErik Seligman
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Did Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science really revolutionize scientific inquiry?
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Did Stephen Wolfram's A New Kind of Science really revolutionize scientific inquiry?
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 28 May 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-172no00:05:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 165 Comparative DisadvantageErik Seligman
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How does the Black Swan concept modify the theory of Comparative Advantage?
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How does the Black Swan concept modify the theory of Comparative Advantage?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 13 May 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-171no00:05:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 164 What Color Is Your Swan?Erik Seligman
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How improbable Black Swans affect our lives and society.
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How improbable Black Swans affect our lives and society.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 22 Apr 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-170no00:05:19math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 163 Why Statisticians Stink At StatisticsErik Seligman
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When estimating probabilities, we are biologically wired to give the wrong answer.
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When estimating probabilities, we are biologically wired to give the wrong answer.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 01 Apr 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-169no00:04:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 162 The Mathematician Who Wasn't ThereErik Seligman
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The strange tale of Nicholas Bourbaki.
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The strange tale of Nicholas Bourbaki.
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 14 Mar 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-168no00:05:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 161 The Numbers Of LoveErik Seligman
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How love was defined by Pythagoras.
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How love was defined by Pythagoras.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 19 Feb 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-167no00:05:31math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 160 The Boids And Bees Of LeadershipErik Seligman
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What algorithms do bees use to fly in swarms?
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What algorithms do bees use to fly in swarms?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 24 Jan 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-166no00:05:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 159 Booms And BustsErik Seligman
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Is it always natural to attain an equilibrium?
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Is it always natural to attain an equilibrium?
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 02 Jan 2012 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-165no00:05:31math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 158 That's How We Do It In GovernmentErik Seligman
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Why government-reported statistics are bogus.
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Why government-reported statistics are bogus.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 18 Dec 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-164no00:03:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 157 Infinite InfinitiesErik Seligman
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How much more infinite can you get?
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How much more infinite can you get?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 29 Nov 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-163no00:04:11math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 156 The Ultimate AnswerErik Seligman
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Reflections upon turning 42.
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Reflections upon turning 42.
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 15 Nov 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-162no00:04:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 155 Crazy DiceErik Seligman
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Can a die be fair without being a Platonic solid?
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Can a die be fair without being a Platonic solid?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Oct 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-161no00:05:22math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 154 A New Perspective On PerspectiveErik Seligman
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Is perspective in art just a cultural artifact?
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Is perspective in art just a cultural artifact?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 09 Oct 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-160no00:05:30math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 153 Cracking PythagorasErik Seligman
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Are people who give Pythagoras credit for his theorem really cracked?
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Are people who give Pythagoras credit for his theorem really cracked?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 Sep 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-159no00:04:26math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 152 Why The Hex?Erik Seligman
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Are bees smarter than math professors?
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Are bees smarter than math professors?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Sep 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-158no00:04:36math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 151 Forgotten KnowledgeErik Seligman
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Will future generations forget basic math?
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Will future generations forget basic math?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 14 Aug 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-157no00:04:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 150 A Podcast About NothingErik Seligman
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A non-zero number of factoids about zero.
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A non-zero number of factoids about zero.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 24 Jul 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-156no00:05:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 149 Robot PlanetErik Seligman
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Will reproducing robots consume the Earth?
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Will reproducing robots consume the Earth?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 28 Jun 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-155no00:05:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 148 Your Size In Space And TimeErik Seligman
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How do you compare to the universe as a whole?
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How do you compare to the universe as a whole?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 14 Jun 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-154no00:03:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 147 Elemental ObsessionErik Seligman
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Collecting the basic elements of our universe.
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Collecting the basic elements of our universe.
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erik@erikseligman.comFri, 27 May 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-153no00:05:26math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 146 Mutating Up The Corporate LadderErik Seligman
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Can knowledge of fractals be useful in a day-to-day business setting?
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Can knowledge of fractals be useful in a day-to-day business setting?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 08 May 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-152no00:05:26math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 145 Why Johnny Couldn't AddErik Seligman
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How the New Math confused a decade's worth of students and teachers.
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How the New Math confused a decade's worth of students and teachers.
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 16 Apr 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-151no00:06:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 144 Is There A Hippopotamus In This Podcast?Erik Seligman
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Trying to make sense of Russell's conversation with Wittgenstein.
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Trying to make sense of Russell's conversation with Wittgenstein.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 28 Mar 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-150no00:04:44math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 143 The Math Of MutationsErik Seligman
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How D'Arcy Thompson united mathematics and the study of evolution.
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How D'Arcy Thompson united mathematics and the study of evolution.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 07 Mar 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-149no00:04:19math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 142 Hippasus's RevengeErik Seligman
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How the basis of modern music shifted from whole to irrational numbers.
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How the basis of modern music shifted from whole to irrational numbers.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 20 Feb 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-148no00:04:56math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 141 The Right Way To ProcrastinateErik Seligman
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Review of Logicomix, a graphic novel on the life of Bertrand Russell.
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Review of Logicomix, a graphic novel on the life of Bertrand Russell.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 06 Feb 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-147no00:05:33math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 140 Does The House Always Win?Erik Seligman
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How MIT math geeks won millions in Vegas.
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How MIT math geeks won millions in Vegas.
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 12 Jan 2011 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-146no00:06:07math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 139 A Christmas SurpriseErik Seligman
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Does knowing that a surprise will be a surprise prevent the surprise?
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Does knowing that a surprise will be a surprise prevent the surprise?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 26 Dec 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-145no00:04:27math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 138 You Can't Fool Bill GatesErik Seligman
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The probability paradox of nontransitive dice.
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The probability paradox of nontransitive dice.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 12 Dec 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-144no00:04:22math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 137 A What What?Erik Seligman
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The lost art of the slide rule.
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The lost art of the slide rule.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 21 Nov 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-143no00:05:06math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 136 Are Coincidences Just Coincidences?Erik Seligman
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The same brains that make us vulnerable to New Age silliness are what enable success in science math.
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The same brains that make us vulnerable to New Age silliness are what enable success in science math.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Nov 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-142no00:04:45math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 135 Discovering The Third DimensionErik Seligman
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Was there a time when Rod Stewart's lyrics would make sense?
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Was there a time when Rod Stewart's lyrics would make sense?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 24 Oct 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-141no00:04:40math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 134 As Math Goes ByErik Seligman
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Einstein, the fourth dimension, and Casablanca.
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Einstein, the fourth dimension, and Casablanca.
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 29 Sep 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-140no00:03:31math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 133 Your Five-Dimensional KitchenErik Seligman
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You may find multidimensional geometry on your kitchen shelf.
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You may find multidimensional geometry on your kitchen shelf.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 06 Sep 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-139no00:04:33math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 132 It Must Be True, There's An EquationErik Seligman
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Don't believe everything you equate.
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Don't believe everything you equate.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 16 Aug 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-138no00:04:37math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 131 The Perfect PodcastErik Seligman
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Can pure mathematics prove the existence of God?
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Can pure mathematics prove the existence of God?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 01 Aug 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-137no00:03:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 130 Epsilons And DeltasErik Seligman
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Those funny Greek letters that torment calculus students.
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Those funny Greek letters that torment calculus students.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 19 Jul 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-135no00:04:44math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 129 Alien AlgebraErik Seligman
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How unknown alien cultures can see your Facebook photo.
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How unknown alien cultures can see your Facebook photo.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 Jun 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-134no00:04:29math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 128 A New NumerologyErik Seligman
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Is there some mystical number that describes you in detail?
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Is there some mystical number that describes you in detail?
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erik@erikseligman.comThu, 17 Jun 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-133no00:03:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 127 Garden of the MindErik Seligman
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R.I.P. Martin Gardner.
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R.I.P. Martin Gardner.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 30 May 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-132no00:04:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 126 Tic Tac What?Erik Seligman
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Tic tac toe, extended into multiple dimensions quantum mechanics.
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Tic tac toe, extended into multiple dimensions quantum mechanics.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 17 May 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-131no00:5:30math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 125 Math Or Not Math?Erik Seligman
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Hofstadter's Le Ton Beau De Marot, and how math relates to translating poetry.
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Hofstadter's Le Ton Beau De Marot, and how math relates to translating poetry.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 Apr 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-130no00:05:09math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 124 Everything Is A Rubber DonutErik Seligman
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Topology and the Poincare Conjecture.
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Topology and the Poincare Conjecture.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 11 Apr 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-129no00:04:38math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 123 A Million Dollar ChoiceErik Seligman
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Newcomb's paradox, another challenge to free will.
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Newcomb's paradox, another challenge to free will.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 28 Mar 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-128no00:04:14math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 122 Resolving A ParadoxErik Seligman
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Does the Grandfather Paradox show time travel is impossible?
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Does the Grandfather Paradox show time travel is impossible?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Mar 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-127no00:04:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 121 Why Left Is Right And Right Is LeftErik Seligman
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Why do mirrors reverse right and left, but not up and down?
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Why do mirrors reverse right and left, but not up and down?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 21 Feb 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-126no00:03:22math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 120 A Pear-Shaped PlanetErik Seligman
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What did Columbus really think about the Earth's size and shape?
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What did Columbus really think about the Earth's size and shape?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Feb 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-125no00:03:41math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 119 Look Him In The EyeErik Seligman
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The colorful biography of Asperger's sufferer John Elder Robison high school dropout, KISS roadie, professional engineer, auto mechanic, and entrepeneur.
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The colorful biography of Asperger's sufferer John Elder Robison high school dropout, KISS roadie, professional engineer, auto mechanic, and entrepeneur.
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erik@erikseligman.comWed, 20 Jan 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-124no00:04:06math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 118 Monkeying Around With ProbabilityErik Seligman
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Does basic probability show that life in our universe could not have come about through evolution?
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Does basic probability show that life in our universe could not have come about through evolution?
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 04 Jan 2010 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-123no00:06:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 117 A Question Of AssumptionsErik Seligman
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With different physical constants in the universe, could we still exist?
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With different physical constants in the universe, could we still exist?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 20 Dec 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-122no00:04:40math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 116 Infinitely Ahead Of His TimeErik Seligman
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Did Cantor's transfinite numbers advance mathematics and glorify God, or were they a tool of the devil?
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Did Cantor's transfinite numbers advance mathematics and glorify God, or were they a tool of the devil?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 29 Nov 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-121no00:05:07math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 115 I Have Lied To YouErik Seligman
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Can each episode of Math Mutation be correct, while there is an error somewhere in the series?
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Can each episode of Math Mutation be correct, while there is an error somewhere in the series?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 15 Nov 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-120no00:04:50math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 114 Where Did My Line Go?Erik Seligman
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How to have your line segment and eat it too.
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How to have your line segment and eat it too.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 01 Nov 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-119no00:04:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 113 Hippos In My BasementErik Seligman
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The magic of the contrapositive.
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The magic of the contrapositive.
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 19 Oct 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-118no00:03:26math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 112 The Genius Who CheatedErik Seligman
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Were Gregor Mendel's experimental results a bit too good?
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Were Gregor Mendel's experimental results a bit too good?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Oct 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-117no00:04:56math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 111 A Four-Dimensional HouseErik Seligman
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Can an architect in our 3-D world build a four dimensional house?
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Can an architect in our 3-D world build a four dimensional house?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 20 Sep 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-116no00:04:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 110 One Intestinal Worm Per ChildErik Seligman
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Amdahl's Law, de-worming, and the One Laptop Per Child initiative.
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Amdahl's Law, de-worming, and the One Laptop Per Child initiative.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 06 Sep 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-115no00:05:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 109 Back To The HallErik Seligman
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The Monty Hall Paradox revisited.
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The Monty Hall Paradox revisited.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Aug 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-114no00:04:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 108 Where Am I?Erik Seligman
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Before GPS, how could you know your longitude?
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Before GPS, how could you know your longitude?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 09 Aug 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-113no00:05:45math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 107 A Twisted Take on TuringErik Seligman
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Changing a test of artificiall intelligence into one of natural nonintelligence.
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Changing a test of artificiall intelligence into one of natural nonintelligence.
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erik@erikseligman.comThu, 23 Jul 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-112no00:04:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 106 Pre-Newton NonsenseErik Seligman
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The struggle for a theory of physics that would enable cats to jump onto chandeliers.
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The struggle for a theory of physics that would enable cats to jump onto chandeliers.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 12 Jul 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-111no00:05:12math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 105 A Universe Made of MathErik Seligman
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Are we all simply mathematical objects?
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Are we all simply mathematical objects?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 30 Jun 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-110no00:03:39math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 104 Fortunes, Debts, Ursa Major, and Cow UrineErik Seligman
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Looking at the contributions of the Indian mathematician Brahmagupta.
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Looking at the contributions of the Indian mathematician Brahmagupta.
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 13 Jun 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-109no00:03:51math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 103 Missed It By That MuchErik Seligman
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Elections and the Law of Large Numbers.
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Elections and the Law of Large Numbers.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 31 May 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-108no00:04:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 102 A Brush With EvilErik Seligman
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Exploring the pentagram.
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Exploring the pentagram.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 10 May 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-107no00:04:16math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 101 Don't PanicErik Seligman
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If you test positive for a rare disease, should you be worried?
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If you test positive for a rare disease, should you be worried?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 19 Apr 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-106no00:02:47math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 100 100th Episode SpectacularErik Seligman
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Why Math Mutation exists, winners of the Math Day Madness contest, and a correction.
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Why Math Mutation exists, winners of the Math Day Madness contest, and a correction.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 05 Apr 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-105no00:04:11math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 99 The Uninihibited BrainErik Seligman
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Daniel Tammet's view of the root cause of his savant abilities.
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Daniel Tammet's view of the root cause of his savant abilities.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 22 Mar 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-104no00:05:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 98 Math Day MadnessErik Seligman
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After E Day and Pi Day, how many other math-related holidays are there?
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After E Day and Pi Day, how many other math-related holidays are there?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 08 Mar 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-103no00:03:57math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 97 Savants Are People TooErik Seligman
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Can Rain Men really instantly count 100 fallen matches?
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Can Rain Men really instantly count 100 fallen matches?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 01 Mar 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-102no00:04:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 96 Tally FollyErik Seligman
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English tally sticks, and how they destroyed Parliament.
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English tally sticks, and how they destroyed Parliament.
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 17 Feb 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-101no00:03:50math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 95 Happy e Day!Erik Seligman
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Celebrating the constant 'e'.
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Celebrating the constant 'e'.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 08 Feb 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-100no00:03:58math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 94 Yes, You Can Cross The RoadErik Seligman
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Why Zeno didn't prove that motion is impossible.
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Why Zeno didn't prove that motion is impossible.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 Jan 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-99no00:04:49math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 93 A Math Teacher To RememberErik Seligman
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Mathermatics and the life of Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn.
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Mathermatics and the life of Alexsandr Solzhenitsyn.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 11 Jan 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-98no00:03:44math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 92 Hollow DaysErik Seligman
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The ill-omened days at the end of the year.
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The ill-omened days at the end of the year.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Jan 2009 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-97no00:03:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 91 Fractals in the HatErik Seligman
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How Dr. Seuss's 'The Cat In The Hat Comes Back' introduces fractals.
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How Dr. Seuss's 'The Cat In The Hat Comes Back' introduces fractals.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 28 Dec 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-96no00:04:39math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 90 The Long NowErik Seligman
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What are we leaving behind for our descendants in the year 12000?
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What are we leaving behind for our descendants in the year 12000?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 14 Dec 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-95no00:04:34math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 89 Improbable ProbabilitiesErik Seligman
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Do a few statistically significant studies prove a strange phenomenon is true?
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Do a few statistically significant studies prove a strange phenomenon is true?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Dec 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-94no00:05:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 88 More Than A Cartoon CatErik Seligman
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A mathematical contribution from President James Garfield.
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A mathematical contribution from President James Garfield.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Nov 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-93no00:03:16math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 87 Unlistenable But FunErik Seligman
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The bizarre mathematical methods John Cage used to produce some of his music.
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The bizarre mathematical methods John Cage used to produce some of his music.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 09 Nov 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-92no00:03:56math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 86 The Shape of the UniverseErik Seligman
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Was Homer Simpson's theory of a donut-shaped universe correct?
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Was Homer Simpson's theory of a donut-shaped universe correct?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 26 Oct 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-91no00:04:12math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 85 Florence Nightingale, Math GeekErik Seligman
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The connections between mathematics and the founding of modern nursing.
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The connections between mathematics and the founding of modern nursing.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 19 Oct 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-90no00:03:43math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 84 How To Bankrupt Your Boss And Get RichErik Seligman
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If a stock has a 90% chance of going up, should you buy it? Maybe not!
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If a stock has a 90% chance of going up, should you buy it? Maybe not!
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 05 Oct 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-89no00:04:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 83 Candide's CalculusErik Seligman
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The surprising connection between mathematics and Voltaire's satirical novel.
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The surprising connection between mathematics and Voltaire's satirical novel.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 21 Sep 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-88no00:03:05math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 82 How Not To Decorate Your BathroomErik Seligman
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Can you tile your bathroom floor without ever repeating the pattern?
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Can you tile your bathroom floor without ever repeating the pattern?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Sep 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-87no00:04:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 81 A Billion Frenchmen Can Be WrongErik Seligman
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Why does the word billion sometimes mean 10 to the 9th, and other times mean 10 to the 12th?
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Why does the word billion sometimes mean 10 to the 9th, and other times mean 10 to the 12th?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 31 Aug 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-85no00:03:40math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 80 Possible-Worlds AccountingErik Seligman
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You need to think about more than one universe when judging risky decisions.
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You need to think about more than one universe when judging risky decisions.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 24 Aug 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-84no00:03:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 79 Chinese Pen PalsErik Seligman
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Does the Chinese Room Paradox show that artificial intelligence is impossible?
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Does the Chinese Room Paradox show that artificial intelligence is impossible?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 17 Aug 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-83no00:04:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 78 And You Thought Those Mice Were SmartErik Seligman
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If mice can do probability theory, why can't worms do calculus?
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If mice can do probability theory, why can't worms do calculus?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 03 Aug 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-82no00:03:36math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 77 Are You Smarter Than A Mouse?Erik Seligman
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According to some experiments, mice can be better at math than humans.
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According to some experiments, mice can be better at math than humans.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 Jul 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-81no00:03:06math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 76 Grue and BleenErik Seligman
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How do you know your lawn is green, and not bleen?
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How do you know your lawn is green, and not bleen?
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 19 Jul 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-80no00:03:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 75 Giving You The FingersErik Seligman
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Can you count up to 589,824 on your fingers?
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Can you count up to 589,824 on your fingers?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 13 Jul 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-79no00:04:09math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 74 A Competitor for FlatlandErik Seligman
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Charles H. Hinton's 'realistic' two-dimensional world of Astria.
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Charles H. Hinton's 'realistic' two-dimensional world of Astria.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 06 Jul 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-78no00:03:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 73 The Future That Never ArrivedErik Seligman
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What's the deal with geodesic domes?
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What's the deal with geodesic domes?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 22 Jun 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-77no00:05:01math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 72 Shuttle ButtErik Seligman
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Are Space Shuttle parts really based on the width of an ancient Roman horse's rear end?
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Are Space Shuttle parts really based on the width of an ancient Roman horse's rear end?
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erik@erikseligman.comSat, 07 Jun 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-76no00:03:41math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 71 What Goes Around, Comes AroundErik Seligman
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On a number line, are positive and negative infinity really the same point?
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On a number line, are positive and negative infinity really the same point?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 01 Jun 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-75no00:03:41math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 70 Number NonsenseErik Seligman
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How calculator-based education almost cost me a hamburger.
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How calculator-based education almost cost me a hamburger.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 May 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-74no00:03:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 69 Interesting NumbersErik Seligman
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The unusual story of the Indian mathematician Ramanujan.
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The unusual story of the Indian mathematician Ramanujan.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 18 May 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-73no00:03:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 68 The Bogus Bang?Erik Seligman
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A recent theory may replace the Big Bang with a collision of multidimensional membranes.
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A recent theory may replace the Big Bang with a collision of multidimensional membranes.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 11 May 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-72no00:03:32math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 67 ChaosErik Seligman
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What appears to be random is not always random.
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What appears to be random is not always random.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 May 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-71no00:04:34math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 66 Fuzzy DiceErik Seligman
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What is the connection between dice and driving?
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What is the connection between dice and driving?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 20 Apr 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-70no00:02:57math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 65 Sacrificing a Goat To CalculusErik Seligman
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Is the line between math and religion always clear-cut?
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Is the line between math and religion always clear-cut?
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 14 Apr 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-69no00:04:16math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 64 Exponents SquaredErik Seligman
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What comes next in this sequence addition, multiplication, exponentiation, ...?
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What comes next in this sequence addition, multiplication, exponentiation, ...?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 06 Apr 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-68no00:04:25math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 63 Turning Around In TimeErik Seligman
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Can you make a U-turn in the 4th dimension?
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Can you make a U-turn in the 4th dimension?
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erik@erikseligman.comMon, 31 Mar 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-67no00:03:42math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 62 Names of GodErik Seligman
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In memory of Arthur C. Clarke.
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In memory of Arthur C. Clarke.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Mar 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-66no00:03:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 61 Observing The UniverseErik Seligman
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Calculating what we can see in the universe isn't as simple as counting light-years.
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Calculating what we can see in the universe isn't as simple as counting light-years.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 16 Mar 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-65no00:03:13math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 60 Drop That Number Or We'll ShootErik Seligman
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Sometimes, math can be illegal.
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Sometimes, math can be illegal.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 09 Mar 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-64no00:04:16math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 59 Fun With InfinitiesErik Seligman
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Can we draw infinity on a number line?
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Can we draw infinity on a number line?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 02 Mar 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-63no00:04:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 58 On Average, Things Are AverageErik Seligman
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The Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx explained.
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The Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx explained.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 24 Feb 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-62no00:04:00math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 57 Really Old MathErik Seligman
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How ancient Egyptian math may be the source of an 18th-century poem.
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How ancient Egyptian math may be the source of an 18th-century poem.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 17 Feb 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-61no00:04:28math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 56 My Brain HurtsErik Seligman
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If you separate your brain into indiividual neurons, is it still a brain?
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If you separate your brain into indiividual neurons, is it still a brain?
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 12 Feb 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-60no00:04:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 55 The Painter's ParadoxErik Seligman
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We describe a figure whose surface can never be painted, though its interior can be filled using a finite volume of paint,
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We describe a figure whose surface can never be painted, though its interior can be filled using a finite volume of paint,
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 03 Feb 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-59no00:04:03math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 54 Mozart Rolls The DiceErik Seligman
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The randomly-created-music fad of the late 18th century.
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The randomly-created-music fad of the late 18th century.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 Jan 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-58no00:03:50math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 53 Is Flatland Doomed?Erik Seligman
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How would chemistry and physics change in a two-dimensional universe?
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How would chemistry and physics change in a two-dimensional universe?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 20 Jan 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-57no00:04:48math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 52 SparklinesErik Seligman
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Tiny graphs that look like words of text can be surprisingly useful.
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Tiny graphs that look like words of text can be surprisingly useful.
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erik@erikseligman.comTue, 08 Jan 2008 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-56no00:04:37math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 51 Why The Week?Erik Seligman
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What's so special about the number 7 in our calendar?
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What's so special about the number 7 in our calendar?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 30 Dec 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-55no00:04:24math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 50 A True Holiday CelebrationErik Seligman
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Breathe in an actual molecule shared with Baby Jesus.
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Breathe in an actual molecule shared with Baby Jesus.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Dec 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-54no00:02:27math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 49 What Is Math Anyway?Erik Seligman
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After 50 episodes, I finally figure out what I'm talking about.
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After 50 episodes, I finally figure out what I'm talking about.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 16 Dec 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-53no00:03:34math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 48 Computers On The BrainErik Seligman
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Some engineers have their brains cross-wired to see circuit schematic AND, OR, and NOT gates as particular colors.
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Some engineers have their brains cross-wired to see circuit schematic AND, OR, and NOT gates as particular colors.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 09 Dec 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-52no00:03:48math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 47 An Unusual LotteryErik Seligman
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A strange lottery run by Douglas Hofstadter in the early 1980s, with interesting implications for human society.
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A strange lottery run by Douglas Hofstadter in the early 1980s, with interesting implications for human society.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 02 Dec 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-51no00:04:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 46 The World's Simplest ComputerErik Seligman
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A new theorem by a British undergraduate has just established the simplest possible computer.
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A new theorem by a British undergraduate has just established the simplest possible computer.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 25 Nov 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-50no00:04:02math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 45 The Aliens Among UsErik Seligman
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Can we calcuate the number of intelligent life forms in our galaxy with one simple equation?
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Can we calcuate the number of intelligent life forms in our galaxy with one simple equation?
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 18 Nov 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-49no00:03:41math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 44 Friends in Mathematical PlacesErik Seligman
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Story of a 19th-century Frenchwoman who pretended to be male for her career in mathematics, and how she revealed her identity to save Gauss.
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Story of a 19th-century Frenchwoman who pretended to be male for her career in mathematics, and how she revealed her identity to save Gauss.
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erik@erikseligman.comSun, 11 Nov 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-48no00:03:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 43 A Theorem Made RealErik Seligman
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Strangely enough, pure math can tell us interesting things about global weather patterns.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)Strangely enough, pure math can tell us interesting things about global weather patterns.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Nov 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-47no00:03:52math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 42 Solving Burma's ProblemsErik Seligman
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The Burmese military junta's numerological failures.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 28 Oct 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-46no00:04:29math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 41: Action, Drama, and Geometry LessonsErik Seligman
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Review of Flatland The Movie
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 21 Oct 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-44no00:04:44math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 40 Death By TheoremErik Seligman
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How do we know that irrational numbers exist?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 14 Oct 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-43no00:03:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 39 A Statistical LegendErik Seligman
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The surprising story of how George Dantzig, the father of linear programming, earned his Ph.D.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)The surprising story of how George Dantzig, the father of linear programming, earned his Ph.D.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 07 Oct 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-42no00:03:36math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 38 11-Dimensional Spaghetti MonstersErik Seligman
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Where are the missing dimensions of string theory?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 30 Sep 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-41no00:03:23math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 37 Baby MathErik Seligman
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Can 6-month old babies do basic subtraction?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 23 Sep 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-40no00:03:49math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 36 Christmas in AugustErik Seligman
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How the Romans coped with the odd ratios of the day, the lunar cycle, and the solar cycle.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 16 Sep 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-39no00:04:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 35 One Messed-Up TriangleErik Seligman
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How non-Euclidean geometry lets you draw a triangle with three right angles.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 09 Sep 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-38no00:04:59math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 34 Not Over Till It's OverErik Seligman
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Has the riddle of Fermat's Last Theorem truly been solved?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 02 Sep 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-36no00:04:08math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 33 Watch Zeno Make Russia DisappearErik Seligman
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Infinite series and sub-replacement fertility.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 26 Aug 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-35no00:03:38math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 32 How Polish Math Saved EuropeErik Seligman
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Today we talk about an early Polish success in cracking the Enigma coding machine.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)Today we talk about an early Polish success in cracking the Enigma coding machine.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 19 Aug 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-34no00:06:00math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 31 Putting The Multiverse To WorkErik Seligman
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Does quantum computing prove the existence of parallel universes?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 11 Aug 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-33no00:04:29math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 30 Will The Real Fourth Dimension Please Stand UpErik Seligman
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Is Time really a dimension?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 05 Aug 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-32no00:05:51math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 29 What A Planet Sounds LikeErik Seligman
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The Music of the Spheres, taken literally.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 28 Jul 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-31no00:03:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 28 Someone Knocked My 8 OverErik Seligman
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Where does that weird infinity symbol come from?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 22 Jul 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-30no00:03:42math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 27 How Many Crayons Do You Need?Erik Seligman
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Surprisingly, any map can be filled in with just four colors.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comWed, 04 Jul 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-29no00:04:01math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 26 That Krazy KeplerErik Seligman
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Discussing one of Johannes Kepler's lesser known, and sillier, theories.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 30 Jun 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-28no00:04:09math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 25 Everything Is a NumberErik Seligman
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How Godel twisted statements about numbers into statements about statements.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 23 Jun 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-27no00:04:05math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 24 A Mathematical Nuclear BombErik Seligman
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How Godel's Incompleteness Theorem blew away hopes of a complete system of mathematics.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 16 Jun 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-26no00:03:35math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 23 Stupid Number TricksErik Seligman
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How to look like a math genius, even if you're not.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 09 Jun 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-25no00:03:06math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 22 Between The DimensionsErik Seligman
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More on fractals, and why they are considered to have fractional dimensions.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)More on fractals, and why they are considered to have fractional dimensions.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 02 Jun 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-24no00:03:29math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 21 Infinite Perimeter, Finite AreaErik Seligman
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Describing the Koch Snowflake, a classic example of a fractal curve.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)Describing the Koch Snowflake, a classic example of a fractal curve.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSun, 27 May 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-23no00:03:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 20 The Round Road To DamnationErik Seligman
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Do religious Jews and Christians really believe pi=3?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 19 May 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-22no00:03:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 19 Throwing Darts At Your ProblemsErik Seligman
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The power of randomized algorithms.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 12 May 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-21no00:03:36math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 18 Squash Those DiceErik Seligman
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Why are there exactly five platonic solids?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 05 May 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-20no00:03:57math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 17 Visitors From The Next DimensionErik Seligman
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What would it look like if a four-dimensional creature dropped by for a visit?
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)What would it look like if a four-dimensional creature dropped by for a visit?
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 28 Apr 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-19no00:03:15math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 16 DoodlingErik Seligman
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What kind of pictures do you draw when your attention wanders?
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 21 Apr 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-18no00:02:48math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 15 A Pretty Big LibraryErik Seligman
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We discuss Borges' Library of Babel, which contains every possible book.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)We discuss Borges' Library of Babel, which contains every possible book.
(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 14 Apr 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-17no00:03:32math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 14 Exponentials for EasterErik Seligman
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Bunny math.
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(Send feeback to erik@mathmutation.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 07 Apr 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-16no00:03:11math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 13 Another Problem for the MilleniumErik Seligman
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What is the P=NP problem?
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(Send feeback to erik@erikseligman.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 31 Mar 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-15no00:05:20math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 12 Refusing the Nobel PrizeErik Seligman
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The bizarre human drama surrounding the proof of the Poincare Conjecture.
(Send feeback to erik@erikseligman.com)The bizarre human drama surrounding the proof of the Poincare Conjecture.
(Send feeback to erik@erikseligman.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 24 Mar 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-14no00:03:54math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 11 A Movie You Should SeeErik Seligman
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Review of Flatland The Film.
Review of Flatland The Film.
erik@erikseligman.comSat, 17 Mar 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-12no00:04:05math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 10 The Rain Man's SecretErik Seligman
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How autistic savants perform their miracles.
(Send feeback to erik@erikseligman.com)How autistic savants perform their miracles.
(Send feeback to erik@erikseligman.com)erik@erikseligman.comSat, 10 Mar 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-11no00:03:19math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 9 The World As A ComputerErik Seligman
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Cellular Automata and the Game of LifeCellular Automata and the Game of Lifeerik@erikseligman.comSat, 03 Mar 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-10no00:04:21math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 8 Flattening The EarthErik Seligman
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Building a house in two dimensions.Building a house in two dimensions.erik@erikseligman.comSat, 24 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-9no00:02:45math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 7 I Want My Molecule!Erik Seligman
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How much medicine is really in a homeopathic remedy?How much medicine is really in a homeopathic remedy?erik@erikseligman.comThu, 15 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-8no00:02:45math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 6 What Color Is This Podcast?Erik Seligman
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Some people claim to see every number as a different color. Should we believe them?Some people claim to see every number as a different color. Should we believe them?erik@erikseligman.comTue, 13 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-7no00:02:19math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 5 Too Infinite For MeErik Seligman
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All infinities are not created equal.All infinities are not created equal.erik@erikseligman.comSat, 10 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-6no00:02:48math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 4 Flat People Give Me IndigestionErik Seligman
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Can two-dimensional intestines exist?Can two-dimensional intestines exist?erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-5no00:02:01math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 3 The Monty Hall ParadoxErik Seligman
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Mathematics of game shows.Mathematics of game shows.erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-4no00:02:01math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 2 Homer's Last TheoremErik Seligman
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The Simpsons vs Princeton University.The Simpsons vs Princeton University.erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-3no00:01:56math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 1 City of MutantsErik Seligman
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Count your fingers. Are you sure the number is right?Count your fingers. Are you sure the number is right?erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-2no00:01:34math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.comMath Mutation 0 Infinite Reasons to ListenErik Seligman
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A hotel with an infinite number of rooms-- does it always have a vacancy?A hotel with an infinite number of rooms-- does it always have a vacancy?erik@erikseligman.comSun, 04 Feb 2007 10:55:58 -0800Science & MedicineRSS_BUDDY_172899-1no00:01:34math,mathematics,numbers,geometry,infinity,probabilityhttp://www.mathmutation.com