No proof of P=NP after all (yet?) →
Vladimir Romanov has conceded that his published “proof” of P=NP is flawed and requires further work.
Genius sees the answer before the question– J. Robert Oppenhiemer
A guy walks up to me and asks ‘What’s Punk?’. So I kick over a garbage can and...– Billie Joe Armstrong (via alanajoy)
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so far Watson is beating the crap out of the best...
Happy Valentine's function →
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Programming is 10% science, 20% ingenuity, and 70% getting the ingenuity to work...– (via guillermonkey)
crookedindifference: Werner Heisenberg, Kurt Gödel, and Noam Chomsky walk into a bar. Heisenberg turns to the other two and says, “Clearly this is a joke, but how can we figure out if it’s funny or not?” Gödel replies, “We can’t know that because we’re inside the joke.” Chomsky says, “Of course it’s funny. You’re just telling it wrong.”
Mathematics teachers learn to inspire students by... →
Standing at the head of a classroom in a building with humming supercomputers making background music, Reinhard Laubenbacher told a group of grade-school teachers, “The language of patterns is mathematics. Math underlies absolutely everything.”
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Mathematics' Nearly Century-Old Partitions Enigma... →
Newly discovered counting patterns explain and elaborate cryptic claims made by the self-taught mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in 1919
Bill Nye on America's "horrible" science education →
Popular Mechanics interviews Bill Nye the Science Guy on the state of US science education (Nye: “It’s horrible.”). He’s anxious that science education ramps up too late (“Nearly every rocket scientist got interested in it before they were 10.”) and, of course, that teachers are intimidated out of teaching the good science of evolution and other controversial...
Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of...– Paracelsus (via scienceisbeauty)
Statistician cracks secret code behind lottery... →
Is the apparent randomness of the scratch ticket just a facade, a mathematical lie?
Your Brain on Music: Record Rarities (Part 2) →
acmenes: Ever wanted to hear a recording of the Beatles ca 1962, before they became the phenomenon they’re known as today? Well, you’ll get your chance if you come across this record. Movies such as Backbeat are pretty much accurate in their portrayal of the Beatles as a raucous group in their early…