Date / Time | Story |

Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:21AM |
Can High Intelligence Be a Burden Rather Than a Boon? |

Wednesday April 15, 2015 @01:09PM |
Magician Turned Professor Talks About the Math Behind Shuffling Cards |

Tuesday April 14, 2015 @11:49AM |
Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men |

Monday April 13, 2015 @04:03PM |
Turing Manuscript Sells For $1 Million |

Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM |
FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency" |

Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM |
Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous |

Saturday March 14, 2015 @10:49AM |
Pi Day Extraordinaire |

Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:52AM |
Strange Stars Pulse To the Golden Mean |

Sunday March 08, 2015 @07:12PM |
Number of Legal 18x18 Go Positions Computed; 19x19 On the Horizon |

Monday March 02, 2015 @08:55AM |
Statistical Mechanics Finds Best Places To Hide During Zombie Apocalypse |

Monday February 23, 2015 @11:24AM |
Ancient and Modern People Followed Same Mathematical Rule To Build Cities |

Tuesday February 17, 2015 @02:38PM |
Interviews: Ask Stephen Wolfram a Question |

Friday February 13, 2015 @02:10PM |
What Does It Mean To Be a Data Scientist? |

Wednesday February 11, 2015 @05:04PM |
The Mathematical Case For Buying a Powerball Ticket |

Friday January 30, 2015 @10:00PM |
There Is No "You" In a Parallel Universe |

Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM |
Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics |

Sunday January 11, 2015 @04:50PM |
Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy |

Thursday January 08, 2015 @06:58PM |
Researchers "Solve" Texas Hold'Em, Create Perfect Robotic Player |

Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:12PM |
The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing |

Friday December 19, 2014 @08:36PM |
Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died |

Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:45PM |
Cause and Effect: How a Revolutionary New Statistical Test Can Tease Them Apart |

Sunday November 30, 2014 @06:57PM |
Game Theory Analysis Shows How Evolution Favors Cooperation's Collapse |

Friday November 28, 2014 @08:51PM |
New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism |

Friday November 28, 2014 @03:17AM |
Mathematicians Study Effects of Gerrymandering On 2012 Election |

Thursday November 27, 2014 @01:38PM |
Riecoin Breaks World Record For Largest Prime Sextuplet, Twice |

Tuesday November 18, 2014 @09:33AM |
Mathematics Great Alexander Grothendieck Dies At 86 |

Monday November 17, 2014 @10:43AM |
Big Talk About Small Samples |

Friday November 14, 2014 @05:24PM |
How To Mathematically Predict Lightning Strikes |

Tuesday November 11, 2014 @09:15AM |
Mathematical Proof That the Universe Could Come From Nothing |

Monday November 10, 2014 @04:33PM |
The Math Behind the Hipster Effect |

Thursday November 06, 2014 @05:41PM |
New Website Offers Provably Fair Solutions To Everyday Problems |

Monday October 20, 2014 @01:56PM |
An Algorithm to End the Lines for Ice at Burning Man |

Friday October 17, 2014 @06:26PM |
The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google |

Monday October 13, 2014 @01:12PM |
Statisticians Uncover What Makes For a Stable Marriage |

Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:55AM |
Fixing Steam's User Rating Charts |

Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:13AM |
Snowflake-Shaped Networks Are Easiest To Mend |

Monday September 29, 2014 @12:02PM |
Statistician Creates Mathematical Model To Predict the Future of Game of Thrones |

Sunday September 21, 2014 @10:43PM |
Researchers Propose a Revocable Identity-Based Encryption Scheme |

Thursday September 18, 2014 @03:11PM |
New Study Projects World Population of 11B by 2100 |

Wednesday August 27, 2014 @09:31AM |
Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students |

Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM |
It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart |

Monday August 11, 2014 @07:51AM |
About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA |

Wednesday August 06, 2014 @10:26PM |
Algorithm Predicts US Supreme Court Decisions 70% of Time |

Tuesday August 05, 2014 @12:14PM |
The Man Who Invented the 26th Dimension |

Wednesday July 30, 2014 @06:05PM |
Amazon's eBook Math |

Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:36PM |
Walter Munk's Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment |

Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:00AM |
Mathematicians Solve the Topological Mystery Behind the "Brazuca" Soccer Ball |

Monday June 30, 2014 @08:20PM |
How Often Do Economists Commit Misconduct? |

Monday June 23, 2014 @06:59PM |
Improperly Anonymized Logs Reveal Details of NYC Cab Trips |

Wednesday June 18, 2014 @10:33PM |
The Game Theory of Life |

Sunday June 15, 2014 @08:30PM |
Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool |

Thursday May 29, 2014 @08:27AM |
Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work |

Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:23AM |
R Throwdown Challenge |

Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:29PM |
Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards |

Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:47PM |
Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA |

Friday April 25, 2014 @05:21AM |
Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits |

Monday April 21, 2014 @10:39PM |
Experiment Suggests Monkeys Can Do Basic Math |

Sunday April 20, 2014 @03:39PM |
Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All |

Monday April 14, 2014 @07:44AM |
Mathematicians Use Mossberg 500 Pump-Action Shotgun To Calculate Pi |

Thursday April 10, 2014 @02:32PM |
Can the ObamaCare Enrollment Numbers Be Believed? |

Wednesday April 09, 2014 @12:03PM |
MtGox's "Transaction Malleability" Claim Dismissed By Researchers |

Sunday April 06, 2014 @06:22PM |
Ties of the Matrix: An Exercise in Combinatorics |

Saturday April 05, 2014 @12:16PM |
A Rock Paper Scissors Brainteaser |

Wednesday April 02, 2014 @01:59PM |
Data Mining the Web Reveals What Makes Puzzles Hard For Humans |

Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:57AM |
Taxis By Algorithm: Streamlining City Transport With Graph Theory |

Monday March 24, 2014 @01:13PM |
How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370 |

Monday March 24, 2014 @12:18PM |
How British satellite company Inmarsat tracked down MH370 |

Friday March 21, 2014 @09:09PM |
New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path |

Friday March 21, 2014 @04:49PM |
New Information Narrows Missing Airliner's Flight Path |

Thursday March 20, 2014 @09:26PM |
Mathematician Gives Tips On How To Win $1 Billion On NCAA Basketball |

Monday March 10, 2014 @08:37PM |
Men And Women Think Women Are Bad At Basic Math |

Tuesday February 25, 2014 @10:09AM |
Copyright Ruling On Publishing Calculated Results: Common Sense Breaks Out |

Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:39PM |
The Neuroscience of Computer Programming |

Saturday February 22, 2014 @03:38PM |
Riecoin: A Cryptocurrency With a Scientific Proof of Work |

Wednesday February 19, 2014 @11:12PM |
Math Models Predicted Global Uprisings |

Monday February 17, 2014 @11:40PM |
Why Improbable Things Really Aren't |

Sunday February 16, 2014 @03:07PM |
Mathematician: Is Our Universe a Simulation? |

Monday February 10, 2014 @10:38PM |
How To Hack Subway Fares Using Fare Arbitrage |

Monday February 10, 2014 @03:29PM |
Adjusting GPAs: A Statistician's Effort To Tackle Grade Inflation |

Wednesday February 05, 2014 @10:31PM |
Second World War Code-cracking Computing Hero Colossus Turns 70 |

Monday February 03, 2014 @09:24AM |
James Dyson: We Should Pay Students To Study Engineering |

Sunday February 02, 2014 @11:31AM |
Can Wolfram Alpha Tell Which Team Will Win the Super Bowl? |

Friday January 24, 2014 @07:49PM |
Facebook Mocks 'Infection' Study, Predicts Princeton's Demise |

Wednesday January 22, 2014 @10:28AM |
Python Scripting and Analyzing Your Way To Love |

Monday January 13, 2014 @11:53PM |
Mathematical Model Helps Estimate Optimal Timing of Cyber Attack |

Wednesday January 08, 2014 @09:26PM |
Algorithm Aims To Predict Fiction Bestsellers |

Saturday December 28, 2013 @12:13PM |
GNU Octave Gets a GUI |

Saturday December 28, 2013 @06:18AM |
GNU Octave Gets a GUI |

Monday December 16, 2013 @06:07PM |
Polynesians May Have Invented Binary Math |

Friday December 13, 2013 @09:10PM |
Surge In Litecoin Mining Leads To Graphics Card Shortage |

Friday November 22, 2013 @11:12AM |
Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) On Every Raspberry Pi |

Thursday November 21, 2013 @06:55PM |
Ask Slashdot: How Reproducible Is Arithmetic In the Cloud? |

Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:16AM |
Ask Slashdot: Can You Trust Online Tax Software? |

Wednesday November 20, 2013 @08:56AM |
Mathematicians Team Up To Close the Prime Gap |

Saturday November 16, 2013 @08:58PM |
Ask Slashdot: Cheap Second Calculators For Tests? |

Saturday November 02, 2013 @11:40AM |
A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core |

Friday November 01, 2013 @07:29PM |
A MathML Progress Report: More Light Than Shadow |

Sunday October 20, 2013 @08:37AM |
Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions |

Tuesday October 15, 2013 @10:44AM |
Linux RNG May Be Insecure After All |

Tuesday October 08, 2013 @01:50PM |
When Does the Universe Compute? |

Friday August 30, 2013 @09:40PM |
Ohio State Introduces Massive Open Online Calculus |

Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:35PM |
Microsoft's Math-Challenged STEM Education Contest |

Sunday July 28, 2013 @09:07AM |
Same Programs + Different Computers = Different Weather Forecasts |

Thursday July 25, 2013 @08:54AM |
McAfee Exaggerated Cost of Hacking, Perhaps For Profit |

Monday July 22, 2013 @04:08PM |
Hollywood's Love of Analytics Couldn't Prevent Six Massive Blockbuster Flops |

Saturday July 20, 2013 @12:27AM |
Evolution of AI Interplanetary Trajectories Reaches Human-Competitive Levels |

Friday July 19, 2013 @11:05AM |
J.K. Rowling Should Try the Voting Algorithm |

Thursday July 11, 2013 @05:38PM |
Math and Science Popular With Students Until They Realize They're Hard |

Thursday July 04, 2013 @05:23PM |
How Old Is the Average Country? |

Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:09PM |
LibreOffice Calc Set To Get GPU Powered Boost From AMD |

Saturday June 29, 2013 @10:31AM |
Australian Air Force's Recruiting Puzzle Shown To Be Unsolvable |

Tuesday June 18, 2013 @09:05AM |
UnGrounded: British Airways Attempts to Bottle Some Startup Spirit |

Thursday June 06, 2013 @12:50PM |
Banker Offers $1M To Solve Beal Conjecture |

Thursday May 16, 2013 @11:32PM |
Brain Zapping Improves Math Ability |

Wednesday May 15, 2013 @09:10PM |
Canada Courts, Patent Office Warns Against Trying To Patent Mathematics |

Friday May 03, 2013 @08:15PM |
Firefox Is the First Browser To Pass the MathML Acid2 Test |

Thursday May 02, 2013 @01:05PM |
IBM Researchers Open Source Homomorphic Crypto Library |

Friday April 26, 2013 @10:15AM |
New Study Suggests No Shortage of American STEM Graduates |

Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:36PM |
Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment? |

Sunday April 21, 2013 @08:59AM |
Terrible Advice From a Great Scientist |

Friday April 19, 2013 @10:45PM |
Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs |

Sunday April 07, 2013 @12:14PM |
Extended TeX: Past, Present, and Future |

Wednesday April 03, 2013 @09:02PM |
How That 'Extra .9%' Could Ward Off a Zombie Apocalypse |

Wednesday March 20, 2013 @12:29PM |
Pierre Deligne Wins Abel Prize For Contributions To Algebraic Geometry |

Wednesday March 20, 2013 @09:23AM |
Pierre Deligne wins Abel Prize for contributions to algebraic geometry |

Thursday March 14, 2013 @10:29AM |
10 Ways To Celebrate International Pi Day |

Thursday February 21, 2013 @09:26AM |
You Can Navigate Between Any Two Websites In 19 Clicks Or Fewer |

Wednesday February 20, 2013 @12:00PM |
Full Review of the Color TI-84 Plus |

Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:09PM |
Hands on with TI's Color-Screen TI-84 Plus |

Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:26AM |
Taking a Hard Look At SSD Write Endurance |

Tuesday February 12, 2013 @01:21PM |
Estonian Schools To Teach Computer-Based Math |

Tuesday February 05, 2013 @10:39AM |
New Largest Known Prime Number: 2^57,885,161-1 |

Sunday February 03, 2013 @11:14PM |
Australian Economists Predictions No Better Than Flipping a Coin |

Friday February 01, 2013 @09:18PM |
Missile Defense's Real Enemy: Math |

Tuesday January 29, 2013 @01:19AM |
Google Pledges Pi Million Dollars In Pwnium 3 Prizes |

Thursday January 03, 2013 @03:04PM |
Khan Academy Will Be Ready For Its Close-Up In Idaho |

Thursday January 03, 2013 @03:21AM |
Mr. DeMille, Khan Academy's Ready for its Close-Up |

Thursday December 27, 2012 @10:25PM |
Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven |

Thursday December 27, 2012 @09:20PM |
Ramanujan's Deathbed Conjecture Finally Proven |

Saturday December 22, 2012 @01:12AM |
Juggling By the Numbers |

Friday December 21, 2012 @02:17AM |
Juggling by the Numbers |

Thursday December 20, 2012 @07:57AM |
TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C Stands For Color |

Wednesday December 19, 2012 @04:59PM |
TI-84+C-Silver Edition: That C stands for Color! |

Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:15PM |
Ask Slashdot: Replacing a TI-84 with software on a Linux box? |

Saturday December 01, 2012 @03:53PM |
One Cool Day Job: Building Algorithms For Elevators |

Saturday December 01, 2012 @03:40PM |
The algorithms of Elevators |

Friday November 30, 2012 @12:20AM |
In Calculator Arms Race, Casio Fires Back: Color Touchscreen ClassPad |

Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:29AM |
Negative Number Throws Stockholm Stock Exchange For a Loop |

Sunday November 18, 2012 @04:09PM |
Linux On the TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator |

Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:31AM |
Fabricating Nature and a Physical Turing Test |

Thursday November 15, 2012 @02:41AM |
Climate Treaty Negotiators Are Taking the Wrong Approach, Say Game Theorists |

Tuesday November 13, 2012 @11:39AM |
With NCLB Waiver, Virginia Sorts Kids' Scores By Race |

Monday November 12, 2012 @11:30PM |
Evidence for Unconscious Math, Language Processing Abilities |

Monday November 12, 2012 @06:53PM |
Your Unconscious Brain Can Do Math, Process Language |

Sunday November 04, 2012 @12:24AM |
How To Build a Supercomputer In 24 Hours |

Thursday November 01, 2012 @08:26AM |
Physicist Explains Cthulhu's "Non-Euclidean Geometry" |

Saturday October 20, 2012 @09:25AM |
Life Programmed In Life |

Friday October 19, 2012 @08:02AM |
Randomly generated math article accepted by ``open-access'' journal |

Saturday October 13, 2012 @09:04AM |
SmoothLife - A Continuous Conway's Life |

Thursday October 11, 2012 @08:06AM |
Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light |

Wednesday October 10, 2012 @05:18PM |
Mathematicians Extend Einstein's Special Relativity Beyond Speed of Light |

Sunday September 30, 2012 @08:41AM |
Teachers Write an Open Textbook In a Weekend Hackathon |

Wednesday September 26, 2012 @03:28PM |
Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra By Example |

Wednesday September 26, 2012 @12:03PM |
Promoting Arithmetic and Algebra by Example |

Thursday September 20, 2012 @12:07AM |
Statisticians Predict the Odds of Another 9/11 Event |

Wednesday September 19, 2012 @01:11AM |
Studying Tsunami |

Thursday September 13, 2012 @04:54PM |
What Are the Odds of Another 9/11 Event? |

Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:48PM |
Ask Slashdot: What To Do With Found Calculators? |

Monday September 10, 2012 @06:06PM |
Possible Proof of ABC Conjecture |

Monday September 10, 2012 @03:10PM |
Fujitsu Building Robot To Pass Math Exams |

Monday September 10, 2012 @12:28PM |
Proof claimed for deep connection between primes |

Monday September 10, 2012 @08:09AM |
The Problems With Online Math Classes |

Monday September 10, 2012 @01:57AM |
Udacity Statistics is Awful |

Friday September 07, 2012 @11:34PM |
The Mathematics of War |

Friday September 07, 2012 @07:09PM |
Poll-Based System Predicts U.S. Election Results For President, Senate |

Friday August 31, 2012 @01:16PM |
Universal Turing Machine In Penrose Tile Cellular Automata |

Tuesday August 28, 2012 @12:50AM |
Stanford Researchers Discover the 'Anternet' |

Sunday August 26, 2012 @11:41AM |
Solid State Quantum Computer Finds 15=3x5 — 48% of the Time |

Tuesday August 21, 2012 @12:38PM |
The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy |

Tuesday August 21, 2012 @07:17AM |
Prisoners Dilemma Solved? |

Monday August 20, 2012 @06:57PM |
The Mathematics of 'Legitimate Rape' and Pregnancy |

Monday August 13, 2012 @11:11AM |
How Big Data Became So Big |

Sunday August 12, 2012 @07:52PM |
How Big Data Became So Big |

Sunday August 12, 2012 @09:54AM |
Breakthrough In Drawing Complex Venn Diagrams: Goes to 11 |

Thursday August 09, 2012 @11:49AM |
Ask Slashdot: How Many of You Actually Use Math? |

Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:57AM |
A New Glider Found For Conway's Game of Life |

Sunday August 05, 2012 @01:12PM |
The Chaos Within Sudoku - a Richter Scale of Difficulty |

Sunday August 05, 2012 @09:53AM |
The Chaos Within Sudoku - A Richter Scale Of Difficulty |

Sunday August 05, 2012 @08:04AM |
Lies, Damned Lies, and Quantum Statistics |

Thursday August 02, 2012 @12:57PM |
Historian: Mass violence to erupt in 2020, mathematical pattern suggests |

Monday July 30, 2012 @12:07PM |
New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords |

Monday July 30, 2012 @12:01PM |
New Moxie Marlinspike Tool Cracks Crypto Passwords |

Monday July 30, 2012 @04:40AM |
Political Science Prof Asks: Is Algebra Necessary? |

Wednesday July 18, 2012 @10:19PM |
Obama Wants $1 Billion For "Master Teachers Corps" |

Monday July 16, 2012 @09:04AM |
Research Says Which Is Best Change Lanes or Stick In Heavy Traffic |

Tuesday July 10, 2012 @09:47AM |
Algorithmic Pricing On Amazon 'Could Spark Flash Crash' |

Saturday June 30, 2012 @03:48AM |
In Soviet Russia, e-Books Read You! |

Sunday June 24, 2012 @03:11PM |
Teaching Natural Sciences To Social Science Students? |

Sunday June 24, 2012 @04:01AM |
The Notorious B.I.G. Data |

Thursday June 21, 2012 @01:01PM |
Valve Unveils Steam For Schools, Portal In the Classroom |