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Furthering the interests of mathematical research and scholarship.
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Explore these titles, now available for pre-order, at bookstore.ams.org.
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The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences; Geometry Labs United: An Invitation; JMM 2019 Program; Interview with NSF DMS Director Juan Meza; WHAT IS...a Rectifiable Set?; and much more in the October issue of Notices of the AMS at http://bit.ly/2jrfBIX. Enjoy!
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Did you know that a simple grad school math problem led to the creation of Netflix? Read about that problem and hear about the math behind the Netflix Prize competition in the latest Mathematical Moment http://bit.ly/2x2CyJQ .
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“A theme that Silver returns to repeatedly is the impact of our own biases on our ability to interpret and deliver statistical predictions.” Anna Haensch writes about Nate Silver, social media sorting, AI, the blog Overcoming Bias that explores places where bias interferes with our understanding of predictive modeling.
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On Math in the Media: Tony Phillips’ Take on math and the Beatles, gender and math, media coverage of the 2018 Fields Medals, how spaghetti snaps, and more bit.ly/2JcQO7h
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Find out about tricurves in Rachel Crowell's latest post to the Blog on Math Blogs. She describes them and leads to the question: Which team do you belong to, Team Compass or Team Straightedge? http://bit.ly/2Co2sN8
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Why do shells look the way they do? Derek Moulton explains the math behind the forces that shape seashells in the latest Mathematical Moment "Going Into a Shell" http://bit.ly/2M2RAUu .
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Sara Malec (Hood College) shares some Mathfest highlights: Colm Mulcahy's math card magic course, Carolyn K. Cuff's teaching statistics minicourse, and Mathematical Mamas: Being Both Beautifully town hall meeting, at
MathFest 2018
MathFest 2018
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"What motivates your personal decisions on privacy? Do you think about what operating system you use and does it vex you every day? "Anna Haensch shares concerns about privacy and the algorithms that track us.
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September Notices of the AMS includes "The Geometry of Matroids"; "Movie Animation: A Continuum Approach for Frictional Contact"; profiles of Latinxs and Hispanics in different areas of the mathematical sciences; sampler of Fall AMS Sectional Meeting Invited Addresses; "Mathematics Education as a Mathematician’s Research Area: An Invitation for Collaboration" and much more, at http://bit.ly/2jrfBIX.
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