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Book Review: Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks

Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks, by G. Patrick Vennebush From time to time I read books about jokes or reflect about what jokes are made about different groups of people [1], and although I am not the sort of person … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why We Make Mistakes

Why We Make Mistakes:  How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things In Seconds, And Are All Pretty sure We Are Way Above Average, by Joseph T. Hallinan I was recommended this book by an online friend of mine, and although … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio:  The Story Of Phi, The World’s Most Astonishing Number, by Mario Livio Perhaps the most telling moment in this generally enjoyable book was when the author made the statement that a lot of people point to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Glorious Golden Ratio

The Glorious Golden Ratio, by Alfred S. Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann Quite honestly, this book disturbed me at least a little bit.  There are at least two ways that one can take this book as a reader.  One is to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figure:  The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win The Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly Although I watched the movie that was based on an early version of this book when … Continue reading

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Video Review: Great Courses: The Secrets Of Mental Math

Great Courses:  The Secrets Of Mental Math, by Professor Arthur T. Benjamin The professor of this great course is something he considers a mathemagician, the sort of person who is deeply passionate about mathematics [1] as well as in countering … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Meaning Of Relativity

The Meaning Of Relativity, by Albert Einstein It’s a good thing this book has an introduction, because this particular work presents a bit of a conundrum for many readers, myself included.  This short book, which including two appendices of some … Continue reading

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Book Review: Yes, God Is A Mathematician

Yes, God Is A Mathematician:  The World’s Most Ancient Mystery:  The Secret Of Vedas Cracked, by Dhanesh Kumar M. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This was … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Little Book Of Mathematical Principles, Theories, & Things

The Little Book Of Mathematical Principles, Theories, & Things, by Robert Solomon This book is a quintessential example of the sort of odd and quirky writings on mathematics and the principles of mathematics that I greatly enjoy [1].  Written by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Electricity For The Farm

Electricity For The Farm, by Frederick Irving Anderson From time to time I write about farming [1], although admittedly not many books are released about the subject to wide audiences these days given the small number of American farmers.  This … Continue reading

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