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happy, satisfied, studious, (let) do, reach, tech, different, Dominika, kids, CEO of Sue (infra & open source gurus)

Weapons of Math Destruction

What it is about, Wikipedia says it clearly enough: O’Neil, a mathematician, analyses how the use of big data and algorithms in a variety of fields, including insurance, advertising, education, and policing, can lead to decisions that harm the poor, … Continue reading

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So sad, young mathematician killed

This really makes my stomach turn. You can’t really trust news, but this comes in from several sources and this source seams trustworthy to me https://matholymp.com.ua/en/2022/03/08/yulya-zdanovska-2/

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AI gives mathematicians new insight into knots

Dutch: https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2022/02/18/na-miljoenen-knopen-heeft-de-computer-het-door-a4090715 English: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03593-1

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Parabolas

I’m working through Adams Calculus a Complete Course ninth edition; on page 19 the parabola with focus point and directrix is given as , the vertex is . I was wondering what the focus point and directrix of a general … Continue reading

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