Monthly Archives: February 2013

Whither the golden ratio

According to this report from the Guardian, someone claims that the golden ratio pleases the eye because of scanning ratios, i.e. how fast the eye scans things horizontally versus vertically. The actual paper is supposed to be free access (with … Continue reading

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Speed Index

A clearly written page explaining how one can measure the speed in which a website loads by integrating the area under the curve. link

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3D printing

seems to be the rage these days, and the natural question is that if there is anything that you cannot print. The short answer is NO. Thanks to Fubini’s Theorem.

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Mathematical Sense Making

I like the following problem. It was shown by Alan Schoenfeld in his talk yesterday in Singapore. Among the many things he touched upon, he introduced the Mathematics Assessment Project which has a package of lessons for grades 6 till … Continue reading

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