#### Practical Statistics for Data Scientists – Exploratory Data Analysis

This is an overview of Chapter 1 of Practical Statistics for Data Scientists. Shashank Kalanithi goes over the first couple of chapters of this book because the later chapters cover similar materials from my Hands on Machine Learning book overview videos.

Read More#### Jo Boaler on How to Learn Math | Lex Fridman Podcast #226

Given the increasing importance of mathematics in the world, it may be as crucial to success as literacy. Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford and the co-founder of youcubed. In this video, she sits down with Lex Fridman to talk about learning math. OUTLINE: 0:00 – Introduction 0:23 – What is […]

Read More#### The Lightning Algorithm

- Frank
- August 30, 2021
- Math
- Numberphile

Here’s a bit of math to get your Monday started. This time Matt Henderson is making lightning in mazes.

Read More#### Is Math Real?

- Frank
- August 3, 2021
- are numbers real
- are we made of math
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- Physics
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- Space Time
- spacetime
- the mathematical universe
- what is a particle
- what is space-time

Sabine Hossenfelder discusses whether or not math is real.

Read More#### A Pattern In Primes

Peter Pike explains while prime numbers seem to show up randomly on the number line, they are built on very specific patterns.

Read More#### Hidden Math in Alice in Wonderland

Tibees explains the math inside of a classic story.

Read More#### The Golden Ratio: Is It Myth or Math?

- Frank
- March 11, 2021
- Fibonacci
- fibonacci numbers
- Fibonacci sequence
- Geometry
- golden ratio
- Golden Ratio explained
- golden ratio in nature
- golden ratio spiral
- golden rectangle
- Golden spiral
- It's OK to Be Smart
- it's okay to be smart
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- joe hanson
- leonardo da vinci
- Math
- Mathematics
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Along the same lines as my previous post, here’s another aspect of math that needs to be pondered.

Read More#### Is Bayesian thinking a sham?

Here’s a thought provoking video by Julia Galef There’s a common criticism that people who claim to practice “Bayesian thinking” aren’t actually doing anything special — they’re just using a fancy term to make their opinions seem more objective than they really are. In this video I explain why that criticism is misguided.

Read More#### Do Complex Numbers Exist?

- Frank
- March 11, 2021
- are complex numbers real
- complex numbers
- complex numbers in quantum mechanics
- do complex numbers exist
- hossenfelder
- Mathematics
- Physics
- physics news
- Quantum Mechanics
- quantum mechanics explained
- Quantum Physics
- quantum physics easy
- real numbers
- science news
- science without the gobbledygook
- what are complex numbers
- what are complex numbers used for

Sabine Hossenfelder asks if complex number actually exist and why do they pop up in math and physics?

Read More#### Principal Component Analysis (PCA) Explained

Principal component analysis (PCA) is a workhorse algorithm in statistics, where dominant correlation patterns are extracted from high-dimensional data. Steve Brunton explains it in this great video.

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