This is both an exciting title and really clever research: "What's Cookin'? Interpreting Cooking Videos using Text, Speech and Vision"
mathstodon.xyz is now running Mastodon v2.1.0.
The big new feature is you can make lists of accounts to follow.
Full release notes are here: https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.1.0
TIL: 1. @FrontYoungMinds is a wonderful kid-reviewed science journal 2. their maths team are looking for contributors:
I've written a new library to convert AsciiMath to TeX: https://github.com/christianp/asciimath2tex
There's an 'official' asciimath to tex JS file at https://github.com/asciimath/asciimathml/blob/master/asciimath-based/ASCIIMathTeXImg.js but it doesn't seem to do matrices, and is written in v old JS.
This is to use with a customised StackEdit for a student with reduced mobility, so we prefer AsciiMath to TeX.
StackEdit uses KaTeX for its maths rendering, so I couldn't render MathML.
“Extended Validation is Broken”
And not just a little bit.
400. THE MAGIC STRIPS. I happened to have lying on my table a number of strips of cardboard,
with numbers printed on them from 1 upwards in numerical order. The idea suddenly came to me, as ideas have a way of unexpectedly coming, to make a little puzzle of this. I wonder whether many readers will arrive at the same solution that I did.
Take seven strips of cardboard and lay them together as above. Then write on each of them the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, as shown, so that (1/3)
The urinal problem
Article by Kranakis, Evangelos and Krizanc, Danny
In collections: Puzzles, Easily explained
Has anyone used "Problem Solving Through Recreational Mathematics" with undergrad students?
Everyone knows you can't trisect an arbitrary angle with just a compass.
Underwood Dudley wrote the famous essay "What To Do When The Trisector Comes" to help you fend off those who insist otherwise.
Mathographics by Robert Dixon is a lovely book, containing all sorts of drawings created with compass and straightedge (and some computer stuff at the back)
Mathematician, koala fan, mathstodon.xyz admin,
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A Mastodon instance for maths people. The kind of people who make \(\pi z^2 \times a\) jokes.
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