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Science Weekly podcast: The everyday mathematics of danger

Science Weekly podcast: The everyday mathematics of danger | Ethnomathemaics | Scoop.it
David Spiegelhalter and Michael Blastland discuss their book The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers About Danger (RT @vaughanbell: Fascinating discussion on life events and risk http://t.co/lq5INGnOrO...
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What Makes Algebra Difficult is the Equal Sign - Part 1 of x » Mathematics for Teaching

What Makes Algebra Difficult is the Equal Sign - Part 1 of x » Mathematics for Teaching | Ethnomathemaics | Scoop.it
The different meanings of equal sign in mathematics are equivalence, equation, to denote a name for a function, and to do the operation.
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Jesus Says 1 = 99: The Mathematics of Jesus

Jesus Says 1 = 99:  The Mathematics of Jesus | Ethnomathemaics | Scoop.it
(Matthew 18:12-14; Luke 15:3-7) Yes, you read that one correctly. Jesus shares this parable about a crazy shepherd who owns 100 sheep and loses one of them.
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DaST Lectures on Ethnophilosophy and Ethnomathematics

DaST LECTURES ON ETHNOPHILOSOPHY AND ETHNOMATHEMATICS [ by Bal Chandra LUITEL ] . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . At Palácio Belmonte, by Castelo de [...]

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Does infinity really exist?

Does infinity really exist? | Ethnomathemaics | Scoop.it
Our universe appears to be bound by a finite set of laws, yet we often talk about things that go on for an eternity. "Infinity" is a strange idea. But it's crucial if you want to understand anything from philosophy to mathematics.
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Is Math a Feature of the Universe or a Feature of Human Creation? | Idea Channel | PBS

Math is invisible. Unlike physics, chemistry, and biology we can't see it, smell it, or even directly observe it in the universe. And so that has made a lot ...
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The Ethnomathematics of Algorithms

I’ve been mulling this over in my work with sensor enthusiasts, both in the Quantified Self movement and in open data communities like Cosm (formerly Pachube). This is part of a much larger collaborative project with Richard Beckwith and others to rethink how data might be circulated, exchanged and valued in ways that are different from traditional “big data” approaches to aggregation....


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