Thinking Better is a history of how shortcuts have opened our eyes to better, and faster, methodologies. It advocates for outside-the-box thinking. Unfortunately, the book doesn’t contain ways to create these shortcuts for your own problems in either life or math. I’m disappointed and feel misled by the publisher’s blurb.
An interesting collection of twenty hard science-fiction tales selected by the author is located in the Best of Greg Egan. The longish stories deal with what it means to be human and how technology is going to change both us and our outside environment. They were originally created between 1990
YouTuber Eddie Woo tries, and succeeds, to make math interesting in It’s a Numberful World. “If you go down deep enough into anything, you will find mathematics.” Eddie proves his point by explaining why rainbows are round, blood vessels and lightning bolts look alike, and the zeros are in the
Complex and completely different from other thrillers, the Last Equation of Isaac Severy is highly recommended. Isaac Severy is a famous mathematician. Now retired, he is still working on his last equation: how to use chaos theory to predict Los Angeles traffic. As the book opens, Isaac is preparing a