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A Random Walk with Pi

A Random Walk with Pi | omnia mea mecum fero | Scoop.it

Of course, the number of digits in π is infinite, but over the years, as computers have become more powerful, we know many more of them than ever before. But it’s one thing to say that I can download trillions of digits of π and another to make some sort of sense out of all of these digits. Into this steps a team of researchers from Australia, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and Simon Fraser University with some elegant visualizations of π. In a recent paper, they used a classic method of visualizing large strings of numbers: the random walk.

 

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[VIDEO] 10! - Numberphile

Ten factorial is 10x9x8x7x6x5x4x3x2x1 - or six weeks!


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The Man of Numbers: How Fibonacci Changed the World

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What Medieval mathematics have to do with remix culture, publishing entrepreneurship, and gamification.

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[VIDEO] Do numbers EXIST? - Numberphile

An expert on the philosophy of mathematics, Dr Jonathan Tallant, outlines some of the key arguments about whether or not numbers ACTUALLY EXIST? Exploring platonism, nominalism and fictionalism.


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[VIDEO] 60 - Numberphile

The ancient Babylonians used a number system with base 60 (sexagesimal).


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