Slashdot Items Tagged "math"

Date / Time Story
Saturday February 13, 2016 @12:46AM Even Einstein Doubted His Gravitational Waves
Thursday February 11, 2016 @02:33PM Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R
Monday February 08, 2016 @02:13PM Listen To Hawking's Second Reith Lecture On Black Holes, Illustrated
Friday February 05, 2016 @03:23PM Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @03:45PM Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa
Friday January 29, 2016 @01:47PM Ancient Babylonians Figured Out Forerunner of Calculus
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @10:14AM Ask Slashdot: Math-Related Present For a Bright 10-Year-Old?
Sunday January 24, 2016 @08:34PM Is Blockchain the Most Important IT Invention of Our Age?
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:28AM Finally Calculated: All the Legal Positions In a 19x19 Game of Go
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @08:50AM Fixing JavaScript's Broken Random Number Generator
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:15PM Experimental Study of 29 Polyhedral Dice Using Rolling Machine, OpenCV Analysis
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:59AM Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic
Friday September 11, 2015 @09:28AM The Handheld Analog Computer That Made the Atomic Bomb
Saturday August 29, 2015 @01:09AM John Conway: All Play and No Work For a Genius
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:05PM Using Math To Tune a Video Game's Economy
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:34AM Ask Slashdot: What's the Harm In a Default Setting For Div By Zero?
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:13AM Quantum Gravity Will Be Just Fine Without String Theory
Sunday May 10, 2015 @04:53PM Can Earthquakes Be Predicted Algorithmically?
Sunday May 10, 2015 @08:45AM Poker Pros Win Against AI, But Experts Peg Match As Statistical Draw
Thursday May 07, 2015 @11:26AM NFL Releases Deflategate Report
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:08PM Mandelbrot Zooms Now Surpass the Scale of the Observable Universe
Sunday April 19, 2015 @12:26PM How Uber Surge Pricing Really Works
Saturday April 18, 2015 @10:21AM Can High Intelligence Be a Burden Rather Than a Boon?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @10:49AM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:39AM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @09:52AM Strange Stars Pulse To the Golden Mean
Sunday March 08, 2015 @06:12PM Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon
Friday January 30, 2015 @09:00PM There Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Sunday January 11, 2015 @03:50PM Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy
Friday January 02, 2015 @05:24PM Red Hat Engineer Improves Math Performance of Glibc
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:45PM Cause and Effect: How a Revolutionary New Statistical Test Can Tease Them Apart
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:57PM Game Theory Analysis Shows How Evolution Favors Cooperation's Collapse
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:51PM New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism
Thursday November 27, 2014 @12:38PM Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @08:33AM Mathematics Great Alexander Grothendieck Dies At 86
Friday November 14, 2014 @04:24PM How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:15AM Mathematical Proof That the Universe Could Come From Nothing
Thursday November 06, 2014 @04:41PM New Website Offers Provably Fair Solutions To Everyday Problems
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:56PM An Algorithm to End the Lines for Ice at Burning Man
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:26PM The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google
Monday October 13, 2014 @12:12PM Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:55AM Fixing Steam's User Rating Charts
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @07:13AM Snowflake-Shaped Networks Are Easiest To Mend
Sunday September 21, 2014 @09:43PM Researchers Propose a Revocable Identity-Based Encryption Scheme
Thursday September 18, 2014 @02:11PM New Study Projects World Population of 11B by 2100
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:31AM Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:14AM The Man Who Invented the 26th Dimension
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @05:05PM Amazon's eBook Math
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:36AM Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:00AM Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball
Monday June 30, 2014 @07:20PM How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct?
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:59PM Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips
Sunday June 15, 2014 @07:30PM Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:27AM Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:23AM R Throwdown Challenge
Friday April 25, 2014 @04:21AM Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits
Sunday April 20, 2014 @02:39PM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Thursday April 10, 2014 @01:32PM Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed?
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @11:03AM MtGox's "Transaction Malleability" Claim Dismissed By Researchers
Sunday April 06, 2014 @05:22PM Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:16AM A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser
Wednesday April 02, 2014 @12:59PM Data Mining the Web Reveals What Makes Puzzles Hard For Humans
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:57AM Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory
Monday March 24, 2014 @12:13PM How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370
Monday March 24, 2014 @11:18AM How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:09PM New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path
Friday March 21, 2014 @03:49PM New Information Narrows Missing Airliner's Flight Path
Monday March 10, 2014 @07:37PM Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @09:09AM Copyright Ruling On Publishing Calculated Results: Common Sense Breaks Out
Saturday February 22, 2014 @09:39PM The Neuroscience of Computer Programming
Saturday February 22, 2014 @02:38PM Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work
Monday February 17, 2014 @10:40PM Why Improbable Things Really Aren't
Monday February 10, 2014 @09:38PM How To Hack Subway Fares Using Fare Arbitrage
Friday January 24, 2014 @06:49PM Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise
Wednesday January 22, 2014 @09:28AM Python Scripting and Analyzing Your Way To Love
Monday January 13, 2014 @10:53PM Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:13AM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Saturday December 28, 2013 @05:18AM GNU Octave Gets a GUI
Thursday December 19, 2013 @12:03PM Comparing G++ and Intel Compilers and Vectorized Code
Friday December 13, 2013 @08:10PM Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage
Friday November 22, 2013 @10:12AM Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) On Every Raspberry Pi
Thursday November 21, 2013 @05:55PM Ask Slashdot: How Reproducible Is Arithmetic In the Cloud?
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:16AM Ask Slashdot: Can You Trust Online Tax Software?
Wednesday November 20, 2013 @07:56AM Mathematicians Team Up To Close the Prime Gap
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:58PM Ask Slashdot: Cheap Second Calculators For Tests?
Saturday November 02, 2013 @10:40AM A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core
Friday November 01, 2013 @06:29PM A MathML Progress Report: More Light Than Shadow
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @09:44AM Linux RNG May Be Insecure After All
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @12:50PM When Does the Universe Compute?
Friday August 30, 2013 @08:40PM Ohio State Introduces Massive Open Online Calculus
Sunday July 28, 2013 @12:35PM Microsoft's Math-Challenged STEM Education Contest
Sunday July 28, 2013 @08:07AM Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts
Thursday July 25, 2013 @07:54AM McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit
Friday July 19, 2013 @11:27PM Evolution of AI Interplanetary Trajectories Reaches Human-Competitive Levels
Friday July 19, 2013 @10:05AM J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm
Thursday July 11, 2013 @04:38PM Math and Science Popular With Students Until They Realize They're Hard
Thursday July 04, 2013 @04:23PM How Old Is the Average Country?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @06:09PM LibreOffice Calc Set To Get GPU Powered Boost From AMD
Saturday June 29, 2013 @09:31AM Australian Air Force's Recruiting Puzzle Shown To Be Unsolvable
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @08:05AM UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit
Thursday June 06, 2013 @11:50AM Banker Offers $1M To Solve Beal Conjecture
Friday May 03, 2013 @07:15PM Firefox Is the First Browser To Pass the MathML Acid2 Test
Thursday May 02, 2013 @12:05PM IBM Researchers Open Source Homomorphic Crypto Library
Friday April 26, 2013 @09:15AM New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?
Sunday April 21, 2013 @07:59AM Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist
Friday April 19, 2013 @09:45PM Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs
Sunday April 07, 2013 @11:14AM Extended TeX: Past, Present, and Future
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @11:29AM Pierre Deligne Wins Abel Prize For Contributions To Algebraic Geometry
Wednesday March 20, 2013 @08:23AM Pierre Deligne wins Abel Prize for contributions to algebraic geometry
Thursday March 14, 2013 @09:29AM 10 Ways To Celebrate International Pi Day
Thursday February 21, 2013 @08:26AM You Can Navigate Between Any Two Websites In 19 Clicks Or Fewer
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @11:00AM Full Review of the Color TI-84 Plus
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:09PM Hands on with TI's Color-Screen TI-84 Plus
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @08:26AM Taking a Hard Look At SSD Write Endurance
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @09:39AM New Largest Known Prime Number: 2^57,885,161-1
Friday February 01, 2013 @08:18PM Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math
Thursday January 17, 2013 @12:54PM Mathematical breakthrough sets out rules for more effective teleportation
Thursday January 03, 2013 @02:04PM Khan Academy Will Be Ready For Its Close-Up In Idaho
Thursday January 03, 2013 @02:21AM Mr. DeMille, Khan Academy's Ready for its Close-Up
Thursday December 27, 2012 @08:20PM Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven
Saturday December 22, 2012 @12:12AM Juggling By the Numbers
Friday December 21, 2012 @01:17AM Juggling by the Numbers
Wednesday December 19, 2012 @03:59PM TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C stands for Color!
Thursday December 13, 2012 @09:15PM Ask Slashdot: Replacing a TI-84 with software on a Linux box?
Saturday December 01, 2012 @02:53PM One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators
Saturday December 01, 2012 @02:40PM The algorithms of Elevators
Thursday November 29, 2012 @08:29AM Negative Number Throws Stockholm Stock Exchange For a Loop
Sunday November 18, 2012 @03:09PM Linux On the TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator
Thursday November 15, 2012 @08:31AM Fabricating Nature and a Physical Turing Test
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @10:39AM With NCLB Waiver, Virginia Sorts Kids' Scores By Race
Monday November 12, 2012 @10:30PM Evidence for Unconscious Math, Language Processing Abilities
Monday November 12, 2012 @05:53PM Your Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Process Language
Saturday November 03, 2012 @11:24PM How To Build a Supercomputer In 24 Hours
Thursday November 01, 2012 @07:26AM Physicist Explains Cthulhu's "Non-Euclidean Geometry"
Saturday October 20, 2012 @08:25AM Life Programmed In Life
Friday October 19, 2012 @07:02AM Randomly generated math article accepted by ``open-access'' journal
Saturday October 13, 2012 @08:04AM SmoothLife - A Continuous Conway's Life
Thursday October 11, 2012 @07:06AM Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @04:18PM Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light
Sunday September 30, 2012 @07:41AM Teachers Write an Open Textbook In a Weekend Hackathon
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @02:28PM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra By Example
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @11:03AM Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra by Example
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @11:07PM Statisticians Predict the Odds of Another 9/11 Event
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @12:11AM Studying Tsunami
Thursday September 13, 2012 @03:54PM What Are the Odds of Another 9/11 Event?
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Found Calculators?
Monday September 10, 2012 @05:06PM Possible Proof of ABC Conjecture
Monday September 10, 2012 @11:28AM Proof claimed for deep connection between primes
Monday September 10, 2012 @12:57AM Udacity Statistics is Awful
Friday September 07, 2012 @10:34PM The Mathematics of War
Friday September 07, 2012 @06:09PM Poll-Based System Predicts U.S. Election Results For President, Senate
Friday August 31, 2012 @12:16PM Universal Turing Machine In Penrose Tile Cellular Automata
Monday August 27, 2012 @11:50PM Stanford Researchers Discover the 'Anternet'
Sunday August 26, 2012 @10:41AM Solid State Quantum Computer Finds 15=3x5 — 48% of the Time
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @11:38AM The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy
Tuesday August 21, 2012 @06:17AM Prisoners Dilemma Solved?
Monday August 20, 2012 @05:57PM The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy
Monday August 13, 2012 @10:11AM How Big Data Became So Big
Sunday August 12, 2012 @06:52PM How Big Data Became So Big
Sunday August 12, 2012 @08:54AM Breakthrough In Drawing Complex Venn Diagrams: Goes to 11
Thursday August 09, 2012 @10:49AM Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math?
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @07:57AM A New Glider Found For Conway's Game of Life
Sunday August 05, 2012 @08:53AM The Chaos Within Sudoku - A Richter Scale Of Difficulty
Thursday August 02, 2012 @11:57AM Historian: Mass violence to erupt in 2020, mathematical pattern suggests
Monday July 30, 2012 @11:01AM New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords
Monday July 16, 2012 @08:04AM Research Says Which Is Best Change Lanes or Stick In Heavy Traffic
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @08:47AM Algorithmic Pricing On Amazon 'Could Spark Flash Crash'
Saturday June 30, 2012 @02:48AM In Soviet Russia, e-Books Read You!
Sunday June 24, 2012 @02:11PM Teaching Natural Sciences To Social Science Students?
Sunday June 24, 2012 @03:01AM The Notorious B.I.G. Data
Thursday June 21, 2012 @12:01PM Valve Unveils Steam For Schools, Portal In the Classroom
Tuesday June 19, 2012 @07:43AM Fujitsu Cracks Next-Gen Cryptography Standard
Thursday June 14, 2012 @11:27AM Bank Robbing a Terrible Business, Statistically
Thursday June 07, 2012 @03:55PM The Art of Elections Forecasting
Friday June 01, 2012 @06:17PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do With a Math Degree?
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @04:57PM Mathematicians Show Why Bubbles Sink in Nitrogen-Infused Stouts
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @12:35AM 350-Year-Old Newton's Puzzle Solved By 16-Year-Old
Friday May 25, 2012 @09:37PM Unabomber Updates His Harvard Alum Directory Entry
Friday May 18, 2012 @05:42PM 'Inexact' Chips Save Power By Fudging the Math
Wednesday May 16, 2012 @08:06AM World's Subways Share Common Mathematical Structure
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @04:56PM The Mathematics of Obesity
Sunday May 13, 2012 @10:02PM Goldbach Conjecture: Closer To Solved?
Sunday May 13, 2012 @11:04AM Goldbach Conjecture - Closer to Solved?
Thursday May 03, 2012 @11:10AM Google Releases Key Part of Street View Pipeline
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @07:21AM The Math Formula That Lead To the Financial Crash
Sunday April 29, 2012 @11:46AM Mathematical Model Predicts Southpaws by Sport
Saturday April 28, 2012 @01:40AM The Maths-formula that lead to the financial crash
Thursday April 26, 2012 @06:56AM Study Suggests the Number-Line Concept Is Not Intuitive
Wednesday April 25, 2012 @10:19AM Travelling Salesman, Thriller Set In a World Where P=NP
Tuesday April 24, 2012 @10:10AM Travelling Salesman - A Movie About P=NP
Sunday April 22, 2012 @03:41PM The Artificial Life of the App Store
Sunday April 22, 2012 @08:13AM The Artificial Life of the App Store
Thursday April 19, 2012 @10:46AM In Calif. Study, Most Kids With Whooping Cough Were Fully Vaccinated