I’m celebrating Pi Day with this lolcat: How are you celebrating this day devoted to the best-ever irrational, transcendental number?
Category Archive: math
Mar 14 2014
Mar 14 2013
Jul 06 2012
Sorry, my darlings. It’s apparently a holiday week: I’m disorganized as hell and keep getting distracted by shiny things when I should be writing. I’ve nearly got everything together for our next Prelude to a Catastrophe installment. Unless a squirrel happens, I should be writing it tomorrow night. We will not discuss the post WordPress …
May 26 2011
There’s this post, you see, up at a new blog called Hyperbolic Guitars, that’s dredged up some old memories: We should have, as a goal, to never hear the question “why are we learning this?” again. No one asks why we learn to read. The same should be true for basic mathematics. Once students go …
Mar 14 2011
Pi Sculpture, Temporary Installation, Downtown Seattle It’s Pi Day! It’s a perfect opportunity to have fun with numbers. In the spirit of things, here’s a clip from Doctor Who on mathematics. Watch it, it’s awesome! Happy Pi Day, everyone!
May 29 2008
Efrique has two posts up that I’m certain are a tour de force of mathematics. I deduce they are not because I understand the math, but because I know that Efrique is a genius and his logic in other areas has never failed me. I don’t understand the math because of this: Back when I …