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My meeting with temperamental math genius Shakuntala Devi

Nov 05, 2013

My meeting with temperamental math genius Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi was a brutally honest, temperamental genius passionate about numbers, recollects Kamala Thiagarajan. #InMemorium #Mathematics #Shakuntala Devi #human computer
St Stephen's cut-off out: Above 95% for most courses, 98% for Eco, English

Jun 20, 2013

St Stephen's cut-off out: Above 95% for most courses, 98% for Eco, English

The cut-offs for Chemistry, Physics, History and Philosophy were also above 95 per cent for general category students and more than almost 90 percent for those under SC/ST category. #India #Economics #NewsTracker #English #College #Mathematics #St Stephen's College #cut-off #First cut-off
Shakuntala Devi: Math wizard; God's gift, with a divine quality

Apr 22, 2013

Shakuntala Devi: Math wizard; God's gift, with a divine quality

A household name in India, Devi cast a spell adding a 16-digit number with another one and multipliying the result with an equal array of numbers almost instantaneously, finding the cube root of the resultant and pops up with an answer in just about the time taken for a wink. #InMemoriam #Shakuntala Devi #human computer #Mathematics wizrd
Google Doodle remembers mathematician Leonhard Euler on his 306th b'day

Apr 16, 2013

Google Doodle remembers mathematician Leonhard Euler on his 306th b'day

Euler is widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest mathematicians to have ever lived, working in almost all areas of mathematics. #Google doodle #TechBuzz #Mathematics #Leonhard Euler
What your maths teacher didn't teach you at school

Sep 05, 2012

What your maths teacher didn't teach you at school

Standards in the teaching of mathematics seem to have fallen. From media to Markandey Katju, we are all somewhat mathematically challenged #Teacher's Day #Mathematically-challenged

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What your maths teacher didn't teach you at school

Jul 14, 2014

Brooklyn artist trademarks 'I<3'

A Brooklyn artist has landed another trademark — the loving text message shorthand I<3 — less than a month after his plans to turn an ancient mathematical symbol into his exclusive brand enraged geeks across the globe...
What your maths teacher didn't teach you at school

Jul 24, 2014

Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries

Hydraulic actuators, battery stacks, biochemical systems and disease propagation are but a few things that now can be modeled more easily, thanks to a number of libraries and a library store that Wolfram Research has created for a new edition of its ...
What your maths teacher didn't teach you at school

Jul 24, 2014

5 Things You Need To Know About The Future Of Math

Believe it or not, math is changing. Or at least the way we use math in the context of our daily lives is changing. The way you learned math will not prepare your children with the mathematical skills they need in the 21st Century. Don’t take my word... #Stanford University #NPR #Zynga