From Significance Magazine, Steve Berman, Leandro DalleMule, Michael Greene, John Lucker on Simpson’s Paradox: A cautionary tale in advanced analytics. A review of Circles Disturbed: The Interplay of Mathematics and Narrative. Why the answer to any sum is 10: No matter how high your mathematical knowledge reaches you must never lose sight of your foundations, no matter how basic they may seem. What is mathematical thinking? Keith Devlin explains. As easy as ABC: If it’s true, a Japanese mathematician’s solution to a conjecture about whole numbers would be an “astounding achievement” (and more). Me, Myself and Math, a six-part series by Steven Strogatz, looks at us through the lens of math. An interview with Steven Strogatz, author of The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity. Massimo Pigliucci on mathematical Platonism. Michele Osherow and Manil Suri on mathematics and what it means to be human (and part 2 and part 3). Dana Mackenzie on the natural beauty of math: The Geometrization Theorem may not sound the sexiest, but it reveals geometry’s innate splendor. Adam Kirsch reviews Benoit Mandelbrot’s The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick.

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